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Missed The Mini-Budget Speech? So Did Ubaba kaDuduzane And Other 'Sleepist' MPs

The President is not asleep, "he's downloading instructions from Moscow."

25/10/2017 16:48 SAST | Updated 30/10/2017 13:03 SAST
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If you missed the medium-term budget policy statement on Wednesday, you weren't the only one.

Members of Parliament (MPs), including President Jacob Zuma, also missed it -- by sleeping through most of Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's maiden address.

Thanks to advancements in technology, however, these naps were captured -- and tweeps had a field day with it.

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It is not the first time ubaba kaDuduzane has been found far from awake during a budget speech:

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In true Twitter style, this wasn't the only humorous observation made by tweeps during the mini-budget:

On corruption

On the currency

On economic growth

On new boards