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Hypocrisy 101 Fake Biko at it

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Num­ber One and his acolytes have no shame. First, it was SAA board chair­per­son Dudu Myeni who, while go­ing to Par­lia­ment to present on the for­tunes of the na­tional car­rier, de­cided to use the ser­vices of Bri­tish Air­ways to get there. Then the cham­pion of rad­i­cal eco­nomic trans­for­ma­tion and black em­pow­er­ment, Brian Molefe, pitched up at the labour court with three white lawyers. Lastly, it was Num­ber One him­self who told ANC del­e­gates with a straight face that the ANC needs to know which busi­ness in­ter­ests have cap­tured the state. Un­couth deputy Biko Andile Mngxi­tama has spent weeks try­ing to get at­ten­tion, but to no avail. He even begged Eco­nomic Free­dom Fight­ers (EFF) leader Juju to de­bate him in pub­lic. But the EFF in­sisted that he must first take a bath and then muster the sup­port of more than seven peo­ple. Af­ter his party failed to get its cam­paign to oc­cupy Absa bank branches off the ground, they set­tled on jour­nal­ists as soft tar­gets. On a week that his party tar­geted anti-Gupta crit­ics, Mngxi­tama con­firmed pub­licly that he is ask­ing for do­na­tions from the Gup­tas. Co­in­ci­dence?

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