Zuma mends fences with axed Nyanda

2010-11-26 00:00

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma’s appointment of former Communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda as his parliamentary counsellor was the president’s way to mend fences with potential political foes and keeping them close to him, analysts said yesterday.

MK veterans played an important role in pushing Zuma to power at the ANC’s conference in Polokwane in 2007. Many of its members are in important security and intelligence agencies, thus making fall-out with them politically risky.

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