Setting the record not quite straight

13 January 2016 - 10:36 By Ray Hartley

Weirdness entered South African politics in a chilling new form in April 2001. Gravel-voiced and taciturn, the safety and security minister, Steve Tshwete, gave the nation a political snot klap. During an SABC interview, he confirmed that an investigation into a plot to oust then president Thabo Mbeki was under way.

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