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Johannesburg - Politicians from various opposition parties took to Twitter on Wednesday night to express their disapproval of President Jacob Zuma's decision to remove Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the axing of Nene could open the door for a new jet, the nuclear deal, SA Airways and many others who had a "unfunded mandate".

"O swenkele [you are showing off] Jacob Zuma you will never come alright. Harsh lesson for Min of Finance Nene," he tweeted.

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