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ANC will support DA’s bid to have Mkhwebane axed – source

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The DA’s call for the public protector’s head has been backed by the SA Communist Party – a sure sign that the ruling ANC will follow suit, a source says.


28 Jan 2020
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ANC will support DA’s bid to have Mkhwebane axed – source

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts to fix South Africa are being undermined from within his own party, the ANC. EFE-EPA/Kim Ludbrook

The likely impeachment of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane as a result of an initiative from the Democratic Alliance (DA) highlights one important thing: the opposition leads and the governing party follows. According to an ANC source, the ruling party would support the DA motion when the time arrived, after all the processes had been followed. He said that the SA Communist Party had been calling for Mkhwebane’s head, which was the first indication that ANC MPs would vote for Mkhwebane to be removed. “If the opportunity comes for us to get rid of Mkhwebane, why should we shy away from...

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