Best comments of the week: What to do about Ace Magashule, DA's leadership battle, EFF's own goal

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ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule

A call for action from within the ANC to axe corrupt leaders, a police raid of a Sandton nightclub open after curfew and the DA's leadership battle had you talking the past week.


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"There's hope if comrades in KZN and Free State can see where the root of ANC problems started and are ready to speak out against it. No matter how big or small they are, it starts from someone to realise the truth and it gains momentum. Thanks Free State and KZN guys, South Africa needs this kind of courage." - oltongwija3 on 'Axe Zuma and Magashule': Call for action on those seen to be undermining Ramaphosa’s leadership

"We forget how we complained about lockdown and the damage it caused, yet we cannot be responsible and just abide by the rules. Debating the pros and cons serve no purpose. Do we really want to give the powers that be, ammunition to spoil our festive season which is just around the corner. There will always only be one loser in this debate surrounding the regulations, so make it difficult for government to act in a draconian fashion." - wessmarais on WATCH | Lockdown: Bheki Cele, police raid Sandton nightclub open after midnight curfew

"The DA can forget of getting voters back from the FF+. They voted DA in the past with a sore tooth in any case. In fact, they are going to lose even more. The DA must rather focus on getting open minded voters who are disillusioned with the ANC before they jump to the EFF. If not, they will be the 3rd biggest party after the next election." - JR on Why is the DA afraid to let Ntuli debate Steenhuisen in public? by Adriaan Basson

"My opinion of Ntuli is that she has exactly what is needed to be the DA leader, but needs more experience before taking up the position. We don't want to risk throwing her into the path of the wolf pack without the skills required to defend herself."- JWI123 on John Steenhuisen vs Mbali Ntuli: DA leadership candidates speak ahead of conference

"Typical Malema tactic - use violence inciting rhetoric to stir up his supporters then disown them if they get harsh public feedback for thuggish behavior. Words have consequences and Malema should be held accountable for his supporters' anarchic behaviour." - vallieb on Land hearings: Malema concedes to EFF own goal in disrupting expropriation without compensation hearing

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