Why Mokonyane’s cynical antics on zama zamas are offensive

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The success of the zama zama thugs is as a result of the failure of Mokonyane and her government cronies to regulate and, through this failure or omission, allow a multibillion-rand criminal enterprise.Photo: Fani Mahuntsi
The success of the zama zama thugs is as a result of the failure of Mokonyane and her government cronies to regulate and, through this failure or omission, allow a multibillion-rand criminal enterprise.Photo: Fani Mahuntsi

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Then in 1996, she was elevated to MEC for agriculture, conservation and environment. Three years later, she became MEC for safety and liaison until 2004.

In 2009, she became the premier of Gauteng. Later still, she became a national minister. Today, she is a member of the governing party’s national executive committee.

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