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The trouble with Lindiwe Sisulu’s ‘war room staff’

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The minister’s ‘war room staff’ is proving to be more a headache than political upper hand

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu’s attempts to load her department’s advisory body, the National Rapid Response Task Team, with former student activists and political activists has again come back to bite her.

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