ANC banished me for corruption intolerance: Magaqa’s friend

Thabiso Zulu testifies in front of the Moerane Commission. Photo: Supplied image / ANA

JOHANNESBURG – A friend of former ANC Youth League Secretary General Sindiso Magaqa will testify before the Moerane Commission in a probe that is investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.

Magaqa was a ward councillor in the Umzimkhulu Municipality before he was attacked.

“There are problems in the movement – people with a direct line to senior leadership think they are senior leadership themselves,” he said when questioned by the commission.

“Contracts were done irregularly. We would just wake up and there would be contracts.”

Zulu explained that he was banished by the party when it was exposed that he was intolerant of corruption.

He also described how his political usefulness became invalid after he was ‘deactivated’ and purged.

Magaqa reportedly gave documents proving wrongdoing to his friend Zulu.

More than 80 ANC members have been killed in KwaZulu-Natal since 2011.

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