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‘Flip-flop’ Mbaks must smell blood

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It is said, with some accuracy, that Twitter is the place you find twits.


13 Oct 2020
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‘Flip-flop’ Mbaks must smell blood

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says the government aims to raise awareness of the important role of transport in the economy during this year’s October transport month. Picture: Ron Sibiya

And, in the case of our “fastest-finger-first”, tweet-first-think-last minister of transport, Fikile Mbalula, the assessment is accurate. So, it would be easy to dismiss as yet another Mbaks rave his quickfire series of tweets yesterday attacking Carl Niehaus and Kebby Maphatsoe of the MK Military Veterans Association (MKMVA). Mbalula had been irked by a campaign by the MKMVA to have him, as transport minister, arrested because he is supposedly responsible for the collapse of SA’s rail infrastructure. But as his temper got the better of him, Mbaks also had a dig at ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule, saying he was the...

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