Malema warns Ramaphosa: Don?t outsource your authority to a cabal

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Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema used his response to President Cyril Ramaphosa's Presidency budget vote to take aim at Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and what he called a "cabal" that sought to capture critical state-owned economic agencies.

Addressing the National Assembly on Wednesday afternoon, much of Malema's address included the finding of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane against Gordhan in relation to the establishment of a unit at the South African Revenue Service while Gordhan was commissioner. Among his many claims, Malema said Ramaphosa sidelined deputy minister of finance Amos Masondo from the position of Public Investment Corporation chair in favour of former Absa boss, Maria Ramos, who was included in the PIC's interim board.

"This was similar to (former president Thabo) Mbeki sidelining Peter Mokaba.

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