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Big story :Former deputy president Phumzile Mlambo strikes against Zuma

Outgoing government Director of UN ladies Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says former president Jacob Zuma did not propose her appointment to the global body, however, had in truth, he went against it. 

"He really did not propose to me. In reality, he protested my appointment and challenged the ambassador of SA to the United countries at the time, for now now not preventing this, which the ambassador couldn't save you as it turned into a prerogative of the general-Secretary," she described in the course of an interview with Newzroom Afrika on Tuesday.

Mlambo-Ngcuka made the comments after a viewer requested: "while are you going to thank former president Jacob Zuma for recommending you to the United nations?"

Mlambo-Ngcuka acknowledged the tv channel that it became a "competitive bid" and that South Africa had now not something to do with it.

"It was a competitive bid to be appointed, even though I was approached... but I still needed to do an interview, and they decided on who they wanted, so South Africa had nothing to do with it. If anything, they were against it," she said

The Jacob Zuma Foundation had now not taken the remarks lightly.

foundation spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi hit back in a tweet: "Why might Ms. Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka on @Newzroom405 make claims that aren't borne out thru available data that H.E Prez Zuma did now not help her nomination. There even became a central authority statement in her aid."

He similarly brought a hyperlink to a 2013 government assertion in which Zuma had congratulated Mlambo-Ngcuka on her appointment to the UN. 

Asked for a similar remark, Manyi referred News24 to his tweet.

In 2005, then president Thabo Mbeki modified Zuma with Mlambo-Ngcuka, which made her the primary girl deputy president - from 22 June 2005 to 24 September 2008.

Mlambo-Ngcuka resigned in September 2008, after Mbeki stepped down as president, News24 said. It seems like people are not trusting her, with some people thinking, she's just trying to find her way back into politics using Zuma's name

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