A nuclear battle between two glamorous women dominated social media this week. In an interview aired on eNCA on Sunday, Nomachule Gigaba, also known as "Norma" or "Noma", defended her public attacks on Buhle Mkhize, former mistress of Norma's husband, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. Buhle bit back, and in the ensuing fallout details of how the two women fought for Malusi's affections were dredged up and consumed with alacrity by those who thrive on gossip. Apart from a request for the press to leave his family alone, Malusi has remained wisely silent as the storm rages. He and Norma have displayed their solidarity by eating sushi together in Cape Town. Perhaps he is filled with shame and regret, but a small part of him might well be enjoying this different role — the big man desired by two beauties. It must make a change from having to answer awkward financial questions. Whatever his feelings on the matter, the focus of the firestorm has been on the war between the two women. Very l...

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