Transport minister Fikile Mbalula put on a masterclass in political spectacle this week as he went for the jugular of those who are, seemingly, foes in his party, the ANC. 

In an astonishing, albeit not unique, set of tweets he hit out against the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) — vocal supporters and defenders of former president Jacob Zuma and ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule — who demanded that Mbalula be arrested for crippling SA’s rail system. ..

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