Minister Gigaba wants Redi Tlhabi to say sorry or face damages claim

Minister Gigaba wants Redi Tlhabi to say sorry or face damages claim

- Radio broadcaster Redi Tlhabi accused South Africa's Home Affairs minister of abusing his power and he's not happy

- The minister, Malusi Gigaba, wants Tlhabi to apologise for her tweets or face a damages claim

- Gigaba gives Tlhabi until Thursday afternoon to give in and apologise or he'll move on with his plans to sue her for damages

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A Twitter-argument between Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and radio broadcaster Redi Tlhabi just got serious.

Gigaba wants an apology from Tlhabi or she will have to face a damages claim.

Tlhabi stated on Twitter that the minister was abusing his power and changed visa regulations to suit his purposes. According to her, Gigaba wants to prevent his ex-wife from going overseas with their kid.

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Gigaba earlier announced the changes that are meant to help boost tourism in South Africa, according to a report by

Gigaba gives Tlhabi until Thursday afternoon, 5pm, to make an apology or be faced with a damages claim.

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