Ace Magashule claims new corruption allegations are ‘fake news’

Ace Magashule claims new corruption allegations are ‘fake news’

- Ace Magashule is in hot water following the release of a new book that outlines the secretary general’s role in capturing the Free State, as well as other corrupt activities

- The ANC, along with Magashule, has subsequently issued a press release that condemns the information on the secretary general as “fake news”

- Magashule also bashed the Sunday Times and City Press for publishing information from the unflattering book.

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A brand new book by journalist, Pieter-Louis Myburgh, has Ace Magashule under pressure with information that poses new allegations of corruption on the ANC secretary general.

Although Magashule claims he is “unshaken” by the book, the secretary general has taken to social media to bash local news publications that have shared information Myburgh’s work.

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The ANC is standing by Magashule and have released a statement regarding the allegations.

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The ANC begin their statement by calling the stories published about Magashule in South African publications, “FAKE NEWS” and “FRONT PAGE PROPAGANDA”.

The party goes on to say “HANDS OFF OUR SG!”.

The ANC makes further claims that the book by Myburgh, as well as information shared by journalists, is part of an attempt to undermine the ANC in the run up to this year’s election, reported EWN.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that a great deal of unflattering information about Magashule is contained in Myburgh’s new book, Gangster State - Unravelling Ace Magashule's web of capture, including research on the secretary general’s involvement with the Guptas.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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