ANC KZN to discuss offensive voice notes against late minister Mthembu

27 January 2021, 5:59 PM
Provincial officials of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal will now discuss a controversial voice note by a member of the party's regional leadership in which the late Minister Jackson Mthembu was insulted.
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