ANC stalwart and former presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj is dismissing claims that former SANDF chief Siphiwe Nyanda was an apartheid spy.
JOHANNESBURG - Former presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj has slammed spy claims against the former SANDF chief Siphiwe Nyanda.
He's described the comments by former president Jacob Zuma as reckless.
At the state capture inquiry, Zuma alleged Nyanda took instructions from the apartheid police.
"The fact that the so-called revelations are made now... they are made in the contest of a person defending themselves," said Maharaj.
Hanekom said the claim has caused damage to his reputation and would continue to so if unchallenged.
Maharaj defended the struggle credentials of both Hanekom and Ramatlhodi.
They were both accused by Zuma of being apartheid spies.