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Dirty-dealing ANC must #Voetsek

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It didn’t help that party national spokesman Jackson Mthembu also lashed out at critics, calling them ‘thugs’ and ‘insulters’.


01 Aug 2020
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Dirty-dealing ANC must #Voetsek

ANC banner. Picture: Twitter

The ANC was “touched on its studio” yesterday in a way that an organisation with such thick-skinned cadres seldom is – as it became apparent that the tsunami of outrage around the latest episode of alleged corruption on personal protective equipment (PPE) tenders was not going to go away. Its attempt at an all-out image offensive on social media, with the hashtag #ANCFriday, looked to have done more harm than good as the ANC’s own slogan was quickly overtaken by the hashtag, #VoetsekANC. It didn’t help that party national spokesman Jackson Mthembu also lashed out at critics, calling them “thugs”...

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