Rorisang Kgosana
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10 May 2021
5:17 am

Mbeki ‘fuels’ Magashule’s rebellion against ANC leadership

Rorisang Kgosana

Mbeki’s concerns were likely to materialise due to some members within the party being 'resolute' about not dealing with corruption.

Former president Thabo Mbeki. Picture: Masi Losi

As Ace Magashule and his supporters continued their open rebellion this weekend against the ANC leadership of President Cyril Ramaphosa, former president Thabo Mbeki may have unwittingly given legitimacy to the revolt. He is said to have warned the ANC to prepare for a split due to “irreconcilable ideological differences” during the party’s national executive committee meeting on Saturday. According to the Sunday Times, his remarks were in response to Tony Yengeni, who pointed out that irreconcilable policy differences existed within the ruling party. READ MORE:  Is there any way for Cyril and Ace to save this toxic relationship? Mbeki,...