The ANC’s ‘loyal rebel’
Loke Mofoka Free State I started to know Makhosi Khoza when she presided over the panel that interviewed candidates for the Public Protector’s post. She was so independent and objective. Then came the ad hoc committee on the SABC where she displayed her professional prowess. I was not surprised when she appreciated the march of April 7, much to the dismay of a lot of the apprehensive ANC members. She reminded me of Thuli Madonsela. I then said she is material for the presidency. No ANC member is like her. You only have to take Cyril Ramaphosa, Gwede Mantashe, Zweli Mkhize and Jackson Mthembu, who retreated once Jacob Zuma reminded them who he is. Gaolatlhe North West Yes, ANC members are very scared, fearing for their lives or victimisation. This thing goes from branches to all structures of the ANC; others are quiet because of stomach politics. Makhosi Khoza I salute you; you are a real mother, a real politician and you proved to the country that your PhD is not fake. You have eyes to see, ears to hear; keep it up. You are not a ja baas! Our country needs people of your calibre. Themba KwaZulu-Natal I joined the ANC in 1975. It was very tough but we thank God for our icon uTata uMadiba who chose to stay in prison for 27 years for the emancipation of the black person. I really appreciate seeing the ANC progeny (Dr Khoza) standing for the truth. The ANC members who are in the heart of the president and the president himself do not care about the people
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