- Mmusi Maimane recently headed to Twitter to announce OneSA's next plan of action
- Not long thereafter, an inquisitive tweep asked Maimane who was funding OSA
- This led to Minister Fikile Mbalula following up on the tweeps question, saying that he too would like to know who funds the political movement
Twitter is becoming increasingly entertaining and ever so serious. While we used to be entertained by selfies and gym pics, we now get the pleasure of watching our very own politicians go head-to-head. The latest is Mmusi Maimane and Minister Fikile Mbalula.
The two recently had a showdown on Twitter after Maimane announce OSA's next step in South Africa's political sphere. It all started when one tweep asked Maimane who was funding OSA. Soon Mbaks chipped in and said that he too would like to know, to which Maimane responded:
"Ask that question to @CyrilRamaphosa and other members of your own party. The ANC is funded through the proceeding of tenderprenuers and looted funds. People are still waiting for you to respond to my last tweet. Is this an inter-party tag team?"
Soon other locals were giving their two cents on the matter. Read a few of their thoughts below:
"ANC is also funded by tax evaders, that's why the Bushiri's were helped to escape the country unnoticed."
"I love this. ANC comrades have no moral compass and authority to speak about matters of integrity and principle. They are all filthy"
@minemanager asked Fikile:
"Konje who funded your trip to Mayweather fight? Let me rephrase and say who is funding your trips to international sporting events & the private jet"
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Mmusi Maimane's One South Africa has announced that it has decided will indeed be participating in the 2021 Local Government Elections. However, instead of contesting the elections as a collective, the group will be putting forward independent candidates.
In a statement released on Monday to announce the decision One SA commented on the call to approach the elections in this manner:
"We are convinced that these elections can and will demonstrate the power and potential of independent candidates, providing South Africans with a real alternative to political parties."
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