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Watch: A state security blunder? 'We knew chaos would erupt in Vuwani before it happened' - Mahlobo

05 July 2017 - 08:20 By Timeslive

Minister of State Security David Mahlobo on Tuesday briefed the media on the outcomes of the peace and stability commission at the ANC’s national policy conference. During his briefing, he mentioned that intelligence officials had known about potential Vuwani unrest a year before it happened. Subscribe to TimesLIVE here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimesLive

State security knew that chaos would erupt in Vuwani, Limpopo, a year before more than 24 schools burnt down.

This is according to State Security Minister David Mahlobo, also a member of the subcommittee on peace and stability on the ANC's national executive committee, who spoke at a media briefing at the ruling party's national policy conference in Nasrec, Johannesburg, on Tuesday evening.

Mahlobo was giving feedback after resolutions had been taken in the commissions and accepted by the plenary.

The situation in Vuwani became volatile following the demarcation of the areas into a new municipality.

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