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Malema finally breaks his silence about Phala-Phala saga. Read what he said about Zuma & Frazer?

As far as EFF leader Julius Malema is concerned, former spy chief Arthur Fraser's "Phala Phala onslaught" against President Cyril Ramaphosa has left the "RET faction" of the ANC, which supports Jacob Zuma, as bewildered as the rest of the country.

Many people believe Fraser is on the side of the RET forces because Zuma, the most well-known member of the group, put him in charge of the spy service. However, on Wednesday, Malema said that former president Thabo Mbeki was the man behind Fraser.

Malema claims that Mbeki has expressed interest in rejoining the ANC and assuming the leadership role he once had.

After Fraser's accusations regarding Phala Phala, he attended a multiparty briefing in Houghton, not far from Mbeki's residence, to discuss ways to remove Ramaphosa from office.

Here is what several political parties had to say about the Phala Phala protests against Ramaphosa:

On Wednesday, opposition parties will hold press conferences to discuss their Phala Phala response to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Even after the Phala Phala allegations were revealed, the ANC RET forces never showed support for Fraser. They have never once referred to Fraser as a hero, and they have used Phala Phala to harm the president's reelection bid. Since it wasn't the ANC's concept, "it was hard to bring it up at the ANC policy conference," Malema explained.

They are unsure of "whose plans Fraser is trying to carry out." For anyone wondering, Fraser is on board with [former president] Mbeki's effort to have Ramaphosa deposed. Mbeki said he is still bitter at being unable to serve out his full presidential term.

Truth be told, "Mbeki and not the RET forces are working with Fraser."

Mbeki has been known to criticize Ramaphosa at ANC functions. Recently, he made an appearance at the memorial ceremony for ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte, where he criticized President Ramaphosa for failing to deliver on his campaign pledges made in his state-of-the-nation address.

Thabo Mbeki claims Ramaphosa has broken the pledges he made during Sona.

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki claims that there is no comprehensive strategy to address the country's most pressing issues, including poverty, unemployment, crime, and AIDS.

According to Mbeki, Ramaphosa's claims of a social agreement to save the economy were nothing but a smokescreen. His statement was that "nothing" had changed since the speech.

Mbeki responded, "What is that?" when ANC Limpopo provincial chair Stan Mathabatha endorsed Ramaphosa for a second term as ANC leader ahead of the forthcoming elective conference in December.

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