Magashule lashes out at 'EFF sleeper' Hanekom for 'dividing the ANC'

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ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule issued a scathing late-night statement, calling for action against Derek Hanekom following reports that the ANC stalwart member had met with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to discuss “ways to oust” former president Jacob Zuma.

“The African National Congress is dismayed by its national executive committee member Derek Hanekom’s confession that he did have several meetings with the opposition EFF to indicate that he and other ANC MPs would support the EFF vote of no confidence last February against former president Jacob Zuma,” the statement reads. “Hanekom had full access to air his acerbic views in the NEC of the ANC, he did so ad nauseum.

He always spoke in an even, practised voice, linking all the bad publicity that the ANC has had to the accusations against former President Zuma.

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