Politics 2019: From Zuma spy claims to Maimane saying goodbye


- sierraleonetimes.com | 3 months ago

The country's politicians once again had the nation talking around water coolers, at dinner tables, on social media as they entertained and shocked the nation.

From the dramatic resignations of Mmusi Maimane and Herman Mashaba form the DA, the arrests of ANC leaders Bongani Bongo and Zandile Gumede to the jaw dropping testimony at the Zondo commission on state capture and the EFF and Freedom Front Plus springing strong showings at the national and provincial polls in May, it was another year of intrigue, twists and turns, and power battles in South Africa's political arena. Former Bosasa operations chief-turned-whistleblower Angelo Agrizzi shocked the nation when he implicated a long list of high-profile politicians, including Zuma, Gwede Mantashe and Nomvula Mokonyane, in claims of state capture.

Agrizzi alleged that he witnessed Mokonyane being handed R50,000, which was stuffed in a bag.

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