‘Mahlobo plots to oust Sisulu’

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Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu. Picture: Gallo Images/Frennie Shivambu
Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu. Picture: Gallo Images/Frennie Shivambu

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A discredited politician told Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu that her deputy, David Mahlobo, was allegedly working with disgruntled former and current staffers to have her removed from office when a reshuffle happened.

In an audio recording of the conversation between Sisulu and political journeyman Mzwakhe Masoeu, the minister appeared to take his claims so seriously that she organised a rental car for him to travel from KwaZulu-Natal to Johannesburg for a face-to-face meeting.

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