- South Africa's Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, refuses to step down as minister
- According to Gigaba, there is a plot to get rid of him
- Gigaba has been through a tough time - he was accused of lying under oath and a personal video of him was leaked to the public
After a week that must have felt like it came straight from the pits of hell, Malusi Gigaba decided he will not give up without a fight.
The Home Affairs minister will not step down from his post, according to a report by TimesLIVE.
Gigaba added that there is a well-thought-out plan to end his career.
When you look at what happened to the minister lately, you can't really blame him for thinking of conspiracies.
First, Nicky Oppenheimer, a South African business tycoon, accused Gigaba of lying to Parliament. According to the billionaire, there were no signed agreements that international passengers could pass through the Fireblade Aviation terminal, but their meeting with Gigaba was minuted.
Then South Africa's Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, also said that Gigaba lied during the case between him and Fireblade Aviation. He was under oath when he told these alleged lies.
To add to his woes, Gigaba was recently embarrassed when a very private video of his was leaked. Briefly recently reported that according to Gigaba's spokesperson, Vuyo Mkhize, the EFF is behind the leak.
In the meantime, civil society groups, as well as the DA, has been speaking up against the minister. According to a report by IOL News, they all want Gigaba fired.
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