| Hanekom confirms Malema's claims of meeting with EFF, but denies conspiring to ...

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Former tourism minister Derek Hanekom has confirmed he had met with EFF secretary general Godrich Gardee, but told News24 there was nothing untoward about the meeting.

  Hanekom is the subject of allegations made by EFF leader Julius Malema that he had handed a list of MPs to the party who would vote against former president Jacob Zuma in a bid to oust him as head of state. Speaking to party supporters on Tuesday, Malema said Hanekom, a national executive committee member, was ready to form a splinter party if President Cyril Ramaphosa‘s rival, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, at the Nasrec conference had won the race.

  He has, however, denied this.

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