Which South African politician should win a one-way ticket to Kazakhstan?!

26 April 2016 - 13:23 By Nashira Davids

An online travel agency has called on the public to vote for the politician they believe is most deserving of a one-way ticket to Kazakhstan. Travelstart's "Flightgate" campaign reads: "With funds tied up in Nkandla and similar side projects‚ South African MP's travel budgets have been cut...it is our duty to help our honourable members regain their globetrotter status by sponsoring a one-way ticket for the most deserving member!''Malema in ANC legal action sights after 'barrel of a gun' outburstThe company promises that the ticket to Kazakhstan will be delivered to the winner this week.Zuma’s ‘reprimand’ letters a joke: MaimaneIn return‚ all voters will receive a R200 flight voucher.On their website the "Top 5 Honourable Members'' are listed.In pole position‚ with 151 votes‚ is:Simphiwe Nkwali / Sunday Times. President Jacob Zuma‚ followed by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema; Supplied Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor; Gallo Images / Foto24 / Liza van Deventer Democratic Alliance (DA) chief whip John Steenhuisen and‚ in fifth spot is Sunday Times African National Congress (ANC) chief whip Jackson Mthembu.The campaign started on Thursday and polls close on Freedom Day.Meanwhile an online petition‚ hosted on community petition platform www.avaaz.org‚ to recall President Zuma is gaining momentum.Almost 50‚000 people have signed the petition.A message to President Zuma‚ the ANC National Executive Committee‚ and the Parliament of South Africa reads: "As citizens of this beautiful country we call on you to act immediately to hold to account all those who have breached the constitution. Respectfully we call on President Zuma to resign‚ or be recalled. The constitutional court ruled that he failed to uphold‚ defend and respect the Constitution as the supreme law of the Republic. It's time to set an honourable precedent‚ to ensure total financial transparency‚ and empower the anti-corruption system to serve the public good. It’s time for a new‚ clean South Africa to rise.''..

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