FIRST TAKE: Selective amnesia and why Derek Hanekom is a target

- | 4 months ago

25th July 2019, 22:10 GMT+10- Fikile Mbalula, July 3, 2017.

- Gwede Mantashe, July 31, 2017. - Mavuso Msimang, August 7, 2017In early August 2017 internal ANC dissent against the increasingly damaging and dangerous presidency of Jacob Zuma had reached a high point.

Zuma had led the party to its worst election result ever the year before (causing the ANC to lose control of three metropolitan municipalities), he replaced the political leadership of an antagonistic National Treasury with a pliant and weak one, and was embroiled in an ongoing investigation into state capture by the Public Protector.

read full story