The name’s Zuma

CityPress - - Voices -

Gaut­eng ANC chair­per­son Paul Mashatile has a way of putting his foot in it, es­pe­cially where Pres­i­dent Ja­cob Zuma is con­cerned. So he has to jus­tify any­thing he says about him.

As he in­tro­duced Zuma at the ANC Women’s League gig last week, Mashatile first de­cided to tell a story about Man­dela.

He said Man­dela once met three women who were happy to see him. Only later did one of them ask: “By the way, who are you?” So, ac­cord­ing to Mashatile, he was not go­ing to as­sume that ev­ery­one knew Zuma, in case some­one later asked the pres­i­dent: “By the way, who are you?”

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