QUOTES OF THE WEEK

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Ev­ery­body has been say­ing that I am aligned to the pres­i­dent (Ja­cob Zuma), that the pres­i­dent is my cousin and all sorts of rub­bish. He is my friend, so why on earth am I go­ing to say I don’t like him. To say he is my cousin is fab­ri­ca­tion. – For­mer Eskom chair­man Ben Ngubane says he is a target of at­tacks be­cause of his close­ness to Pres­i­dent Ja­cob Zuma. Matthew MoirThe min­is­ter is rather coy about her per­sonal in­volve­ment in the process. – ConCourt Jus­tice Jo­han Frone­man or­ders an in­ves­ti­ga­tion to test the ve­rac­ity of al­le­ga­tions that So­cial De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Batha­bile Dlamini was to blame for the Sassa mess.

I would like to thank you for hold­ing these plac­ards up be­cause you are send­ing a mes­sage. So rather than me be­ing up­set, I thank you for do­ing this in the or­derly and pro­fes­sional man­ner that you have. We will lis­ten to all of the views ex­pressed by South Africans. – Deputy Pres­i­dent Cyril Ramaphosa thanks pro­test­ers at the 8th South African Aids Con­fer­ence in Dur­ban this week. The group held up posters ask­ing why the is­sue of sex work be­ing de­crim­i­nalised had been re­moved from the new five-year Na­tional Strate­gic Plan on HIV, AIDS and STIs.

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