Ace Magashule alleges conspiracy against him
ANC secretary-general says the media is targeting him and rejects allegations made in a recent book about his role in state capture
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has dismissed corruption allegations against him as a well-orchestrated and deliberate attempt to “deal with” him. In an interview with eNCA on Thursday‚ Magashule responded to claims in journalist Pieter Louis-Myburgh’s newly released book Gangster State‚ which implicates him in corrupt activities during his tenure as Free State premier. The book claims that Magashule was a key figure in the Gupta family’s state capture project in the province‚ allegedly forcing MECs to do the family’s bidding and directing state spending towards the Indian family’s business interests. “There are lies about me and the Guptas. Wait and see when I take legal action because they are well coordinated‚ well orchestrated‚ and deliberate to weaken the ANC‚ to deal with me. I am the product of the ANC structures. I am not corrupt‚” Magashule said. “Go to the Free State‚ go and check what we have done there. When it’s white‚ there is no corruption. I will give you the com...
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