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SA defence minister denies contradicting President

SA defence minister denies contradicting President

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER SOUTH African Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has denied deliberately contradicting President Ramaphosa in the description of last week’s unrest in South Africa as an insurrection. Mapisa-Nqakula was forced to defend herself after the government said her recorded position, made during a briefing to Parliament that there was no insurrection, was made without facts.  She said: “The president has spoken. It was an attempted insurrection. I confined myself to counter-revolution.  Ultimately remember, any element of counter-revolution ultimately may well lead to an insurrection in the country. Counter revolution is about doing all manner of things which are meant…
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