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23 Sep 2021
6:45 am

Nothing changes for shameless ANC

Editorials

The ANC is to budget 'not more than R50 million' for its campaigns.

ANC's head of elections Fikile Mbalula. Picture: Twitter

It is not surprising that Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula was made the ANC’s head of elections – this, after all, is a position for someone with a very thick skin and no sense of irony. Mbaks was in good, “let them eat cake” form on Wednesday, when he revealed that the ANC is to budget “not more than R50 million” for its campaigns in the local government elections, which have been gazetted to take place on 1 November. In true Mbaks style, he described the budget as a “moving target” – indicating in his clumsy way that the R50 million...