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Motlanthe ups the ante
13 August 2012

Amukelani Chauke

THE ANC does not need party members who are “caught with their hands in the till”. Instead, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said yesterday, members should strive to emulate the selflessness of former president Nelson Mandela.

Motlanthe was speaking at the graduation ceremony for about 600 students of the ANC’s new Gauteng political school at the Walter Sisulu Leadership Academy in Soweto.

With less than four months before the party’s elective conference in Mangaung, and just more than a month before the ANC opens its leadership nominations process, Motlanthe appeared to be subtly putting himself forward as the man to get the party back on track.

His speech dwelt on the type of member who would stand the ANC in good stead – someone who had a political education and was without greed or a tendency to corruption…

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alvonhumb [13 August 2012 19:02]
ANC talks the talk, but doesn’t walk the walk. There is never any action when corruption raises its head. An enquiry is followed by inaction while the problem hopefully blows over (e.g. Faku and the Kabuso findings). If it doesn’t, the musical chairs game of “redeployment” kicks in as one pathetic failue follows the next. Mr Mothlante – your party no longer has any credibility, and it has reached a point where you are unable to act in fear of losing your own position to comrades who are acting exclusively in their own interests, and on whom you rely to stay where you are.
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alvonhumb 14 August 2012 2:10 pm

ANC National Disciplinary Committee Head, Hanekom was there? Faku again at the center of undermining our City and Hanekom stands by, apparently? Suggestion for the Disciplinary Head – pull your finger…

royboy 14 August 2012 11:47 am

…no budget left for road to be completed…rather spend on overseas trips and Afcon soccer…far more important…

royboy 14 August 2012 11:45 am

Mayor locked in,this is the actions one would expect of a schoolboy prank,yet our supposed LEADERS carry on without any form of embarresment at this infantile behaviour,and yet we vote them in,what a …

royboy 14 August 2012 11:39 am

It is at times like this that I wish the death penalty was in place,these cowardly scum do not deserve a place on earth after what they did to the elderly Jansenville farmer and his wife…

TheRef 14 August 2012 6:39 am

Deputy Motlanthe talk is cheap show us tax payers some action!…

TheRef 14 August 2012 6:36 am

This is the second Transformer failure in as may years.The question is where is the maintenance schedules for the equipment if any!…

alvonhumb 13 August 2012 7:02 pm

ANC talks the talk, but doesn’t walk the walk. There is never any action when corruption raises its head. An enquiry is followed by inaction while the problem hopefully blows over (e.g. Faku and the K…

thirsty 13 August 2012 5:22 pm

what a twat, i mean twit, i mean what wit he speaks with!!!…

Wanie 13 August 2012 3:17 pm

Why did they want to kill us? Why did no one help these 2 men, there were many eye witnesses and a security guard, Delano must be brain dead and does not know the real story about the twin towers what…

Wanie 13 August 2012 3:06 pm

The law dont apply to us, we can get away with corruption, we make the laws so we can break them. We are the law. South African comedy at its best….