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JUSTICE MALALA: A double Brian, please
Some things are so good that though you would usually only do them once, at odd times you may do them twice — like Molefe joining the ANC
I have always said the ANC is a great organisation. It is so amazing, in fact, that our newest MP, Brian Molefe of Saxonwold Shebeen fame, felt compelled to join it not once, but twice. It’s like that character in the children’s movie Madagascar: “My name is Moto Moto, so nice you say it twice!” You see, when it was reported that an ANC MP had been unceremoniously booted out of parliament to make way for the great Molefe, some among us started kvetching and suggesting that the lachrymose former Eskom CEO was not even a member of the ANC. A leader of the Hartbeespoort branch where Molefe is allegedly a member piped up that he didn’t know Molefe.Sniffing an opportunity for 15 seconds of fame, other leaders of the same branch called a press conference, where they hauled out and presented Molefe’s membership forms. We now know Molefe’s birth date and cellphone number. We can call and ask him when President Atul Gupta, whom Molefe visited at least 17 times and called 58 times in just six...