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Magashule the de facto leader of Zuma’s camp

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Since former president Jacob Zuma left office, Magashule had emerged as his heir apparent, an analyst says.


20 Feb 2021
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Magashule the de facto leader of Zuma’s camp

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule. Picture: Alon Skuy

A NC secretary-general Ace Magashule paraded in the streets of Bloemfontein on Friday with a powerhouse “guard of honour” of his chanting supporters and uMkhonto we Sizwe veterans – an emphatic statement he is now the boss of the Zuma faction within the ANC. He acted like a statesman or a hero as he appeared in a car sunroof, greeting supporters and onlookers. He behaved like a champion who had just won a title, something perhaps borne out by his stated confidence that he was innocent of the corruption, money laundering and fraud charges he is accused of. Earlier, he...

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