Sisulu fears she will be next as dirty tricks hit Ramaphosa
'We are descending to the levels of salacious stories to detract the campaigns. The issue of conduct can be looked into but at whose expense?'
As the ANC's succession race hots up with damaging dirty tricks campaigns, political analysts say presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa must strike back hard. And Lindiwe Sisulu's presidential campaign spokesman, Makhosini Nkosi, said yesterday the campaign had to focus on real issues that affected South Africans and not personal affairs. "We are descending to the levels of salacious stories to detract the campaigns. The issue of conduct can be looked into but at whose expense?" he asked. Nkosi said Sisulu was aware that there could be a dirty campaign against her. This follows reports which claim to provide details of Ramaphosa's sex life and extramarital affairs making headlines in Sunday newspapers. Ramaphosa has been vocal against state capture and corruption in his campaign race. The leaking of his e-mails is widely seen as a political smear campaign against him for speaking out against state capture and involving the country's intelligence services ahead of the ANC's December e...
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