Mama Joy continues to be a controversial figure as her stay in France continues

Mama Joy’s “job” for the South African government under scrutiny

Mama Joy, a South African sports fanatic, has been under constant scrutiny from locals who wonder how one qualifies for her position as a “professional supporter”.

The controversy started when a Twitter user pointed out that she was being paid by taxpayers to support the Springboks in France.

Mama Joy shares photo with President Ramaphosa

Recently, Mama Joy shared a photo of herself and President Ramaphosa on Twitter, which sparked further debate.

In the caption, she expressed her excitement at having the president with her in France as the Springboks take on England.

South Africans weigh in

In the comment section, some app users wished Mama Joy well, while others slammed both her and the president.

One person even commented that Mama Joy got the job through her connection with the president, while another called them a “pair of tax abusers”.


Mama Joy continues to be a controversial figure, and her stay in France has only added to the scrutiny. It remains to be seen how long she will stay in France, or how much her trip is costing taxpayers.

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