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"Come On Cyril, Don't Insult Our Intelligence" Zuma's Ally Fires Shots

ANC veteran and staunch supporter of former president Jacob Zuma, Carl Niehaus has fired shots at president Cyril Ramaphosa following the statement which his office issued claiming that it was an apology from Lindiwe Sisulu.

What is known is that ANC NEC member and tourism minister, Lindiwe Sisulu had a meeting with president Cyril Ramaphosa where the president expressed some concerns with some of the phrases that Sisulu had used in her opinion titled 'Hi Mzansi, Have You Seen Justice?

In her opinion piece, Lindiwe Sisulu raised issues about how some South African judges have moved away from being the custodians of the constitution protecting the rights of citizens to being used by politicians to fight the ruling party's battles.

These utterances by Sisulu caused a stir attracting even criticism from acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo who described the minister's opinions as an "insult and an attack" to the judiciary.

When the office of the president insisted that they stand by what they had said about Lindiwe Sisulu apologizing for her remarks even though she vehemently opposed ever apologizing, triggered a response from Carl Niehaus.

The former Umkhonto Wesizwe Military Veterans Association spokesperson, Carl Niehaus said president Cyril Ramaphosa was insulting the intelligence of its citizens by insisting that Lindiwe Sisulu had apologized when in actual fact she had not done so.

He said this shows that Ramaphosa has a pattern of pathological and serial lying. The ANC veteran said the president should stop lying.

"Oh, come on Cyril Ramaphosa don't insult our intelligence! We know BS when we see it. This is part of an established pattern of pathological serial lying. Cut it now," said Niehaus.


Social critics however argue that Lindiwe Sisulu is posing as a threat to Cyril Ramaphosa's second term bid and that's why there are frictions between her and the president at a time elective conference of the ANC will be held this year in December.

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