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M&G pissing on graves of our dead soldiers - ANC

Jackson Mthembu
01 April 2013

Party says newspaper's claim that an ANC linked company has business interests in CAR a blatant lie

THE ANC STATEMENT ON THE MAIL AND GUARDIAN CLAIMS

28 March 2013

The ANC rejects with contempt the damaging and malicious claim by the Mail and Guardian that South African soldiers were sent to the Central African Republic to protect ANC business interest. We believe that this accusation is calculated to damage the image of the ANC and to sow distrust in noble decisions of the South African government that derive from public and transparent policies (see here).

We want to put it on record that the ANC as an organisation does not have business interests in CAR. Secondly, the deployment of soldiers in CAR was a government decision deriving from our foreign policy and endorsed by both the African Union and the United Nations. The ridiculous accusations by the Mail and Guardian insinuate that the South African government, the African Union and the United Nations collectively conspired in the interest of the ANC and sacrificed South African soldiers.

What is most disturbing with the accusation are blatant lies that suggest that a company linked to the ANC has business interest in CAR. We have established that the said company has no business activity in CAR. While their accusation is false, we believe that South Africans have a right to do business anywhere in the world including the continent of Africa.

With these accusations, it is clear that the Mail and guardian has opted to play on the emotions of the public and undermine the price paid our soldiers in the interest of peace and stability in the continent. They are pissing on the graves of gallant fighters who put their lives on the line in service of our country and our continent.

Given the seriousness of this accusation, we will consider all options at our disposal including approaching the courts of law for recourse and to honour those who are fallen whose sacrifice has been rubbished by the Mail and Guardian.

The ANC calls on the public not to be misled and join in bowing our heads to mourn  our heroes and extend our collective condolences to their families and loved ones. For us this is national tragedy that calls for all South Africans to reach to their families to give them support.

Statement issued by Jackson Mthembu, ANC national spokesperson, April 1 2013

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"Pissing"
Was Jackson pissed when wrote this?

by Kay on April 01 2013, 14:03
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The UN and the AU have endorsed the SANDF's actions in the CAR? Really?
"the ANC as an organisation does not have any business interest in CAR..."

Heh...heh...heh...heh..; I'm sure the ANC "as an organisation" did not have an interest in corruption in the Arms Deal, or in splurging R245 million on Jacob Zuma's . .more

by Mute Fool on April 01 2013, 16:38
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So , the ANC
might not have some business interests in the CAR. What about some ANC 's bigwigs ? If any sane person has to chose of who are the potential biggest liars the ANC would win hands down.

by Walter on April 01 2013, 16:40
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Come clean ANC
Pitty that somewhere someone is right now busy trying to coverup this and that we a the voting public who pay for our defense force to protect us have to see lives lost protecting the interest of ANC members who always seem to be able to pull out the race . .more

by Come clean ANC on April 01 2013, 17:47
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Gallant soldiers. Without Bullets
"They are pissing on the graves of gallant fighters who put their lives on the line in service of our country and our continent." They put their lives on the line shooting child soldiers until their bullets ran out - and were not replenished by the highly . .more

by Jay on April 01 2013, 18:14
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this man is an imbicle and village idiot.
what t a bloody joke this man with the drunk slur and knocked up teeth. He must have been pissed himself. He think when he gets all angry and manly SA must obay like good children. He is too stupid to see his snollygoster buddies eating the cake and he . .more

by tokolosh on April 01 2013, 19:08
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Really?
"Pissing on the graves"? This man is the ANC National Spokesman, and he uses the phrase "pissing on the graves"?

by Johnstone on April 01 2013, 20:48
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Questions for Jackson Mthembu
Sorry to P*** you off further, Cde Jackson, but:

Why were those "who died for Zuma" all privates, corporals and lance-corporals? These are not the ranks one expects to find where the troops are there to train and build capacity.

Why . .more

by Racist in ANCspeak means realist on April 01 2013, 21:36
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let's get our P!ss aimed correctly
It is all over the murderous shoes of cabinet ministers and presidents with 783 counts of fraud hanging over his head and soon to be decorated with the military medal W.C. ( war criminal) that men of good minds are p!ssing.
And as for that pantomime . .more

by Pangolin on April 01 2013, 21:53
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Jackson Loopdop
Crown Imperial, Exxaro, Aurora, Chancellor House, Nhlanhla, Tugela River... Floaters.

by Observer on April 01 2013, 22:17
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poor and ill-judged ANC reaction
My word, 'pissing on their graves'. Doesn't the ANC have anybody who can write a press release with dignity and good judgement? They're really only making things a lot worse for themselves. Unethical and inept at the same time. The world stands bemused, . .more

by Bonzo on April 01 2013, 22:40
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Boozy Jacko really is an Ars*hole
To think that this cretin is the best "national spokesperson" the vile ANC can come up with really shows the calibre of this criminal outfit - Boozy, we all p!ss on you "with contempt"

by Democrat on April 01 2013, 23:18
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p*****d
The ANC have just further underlined their class with this latest statement. This sort of language one would expect from the owner of a brothel. Mind you they continue to screw us from every angle.

by Eric on April 01 2013, 23:31
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What a shame
May these soldiers rest in peace.
Enough is enough.
We wan't our soldiers back home.
It is suicidal and a shame to leave our SANDF soldiers. In CAR.
.
Have a heart.
We lost four SAPS members on the 25 th June 2006 the Jappestown . .more

by Bongo on April 02 2013, 00:18
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Re: The ANCpf as an Organisation of Liberation.....

.....that financed itself & the good life for the chefs in exile on Mandrax, Currency, stolen BMWs & waBENZi, etcetera, and which organisation now controls the levers of power in the Govt of South Africa....

.....yes that same ANCpf . .more

by John Austin on April 02 2013, 00:46
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The Insider - Klaus D Vaque
John is correct . I once read an article penned by Klaus , reminding us of the arrest of Frederick Chiluba and his wife Vera , at Lanseria , in the days when only my brothers type of twin engines and small private jets used to land there . The crime was . .more

by Green Room on April 02 2013, 05:58
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What a shame
Rebel soldiers who ovethrew the government of the Central African Republic are cruising the streets of the Capital ,Bangui ,in captured South African military vehicles.
What a shame !
God help us if our neighbour "Bob " decides to invade South . .more

by Bongo on April 02 2013, 07:17
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opem your mouth at your own peril
Mr Mthembu - your show your and your masters' ineptitude, lack of competence and arrogance. As spokesperson, I suggest you keep quiet so that we can rather guess at your lack of eloquence and finesse.
National Spokesperson?? Cannot be...

by alexx zarr on April 02 2013, 07:34
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The Mthembu urine
I see the BBC has picked up the ANC spokesman's article.

by Pangolin on April 02 2013, 07:50
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ANC pissing on graves of our dead soldiers - People of South Africa.
The People of South Africa know full well that it is the ANC that has placed our soldiers in a situation that has resulted in their deaths.
By sending soldiers into a situation where they had very little logistical support, virtually no medical . .more

by Paul C on April 02 2013, 07:58
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@Jackson Mthembu
Comrade Jackson, You are an embarrasment to the ANC, to the South African population and to the African. I think you rather deserve the fitting nickname of "Spukupuk".(And fix your bloody teeth please!)

by Spukupuk on April 02 2013, 08:40
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Jackson
Another african village missing an idiot ...

by Green Room on April 02 2013, 08:45
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There we have it .
This statement removes any doubt that the M&G has touched on a raw nerve . The truth hurts as they say .

by Kreef on April 02 2013, 08:50
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Jackson
Jackson, Zuma, Motshegka X 2 Winnie, Yengeni, Thabo Mbeki, the dead madame beetroot, Fransman, Erinreich, Vavi, Blade, Parliamentarians who steal, mecs who spend our money on travel and food, thieves liars in every nook and cranny of the government, how . .more

by Gaina on April 02 2013, 09:02
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All the outrage and ...
condemnation over what Jackson Mthembu said, although fully justified, is just p!ssing against the wind. The ANC does'nt care what right minded Seffricans think and say because they have the ultimate answer to all these arguments, the support of the . .more

by James Bell on April 02 2013, 09:06
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Jackson - you are an Oaf! Pure and Simple.
If you think - with your party's record of deceit and public theft - that anyone with half a brain or more will relate to your outrage and indignation as being credible, you have got to be out of marbles. Your party is pissing on the ignorance of South . .more

by martin on April 02 2013, 09:27
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pissing
"Pissing on the graves"...choice words for an official spokesman of a political party. One would have expected something a little more in good taste. But I suppose that is beyond Zuma's ANC (not to be confused with the historical ANC of Mandela.)

by Idi Amen on April 02 2013, 09:32
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anc is p......ing into the wind
Coverup? coverup? The only thing covered here is Jackdanielson's brothelcreepers.

by DavidJ on April 02 2013, 10:07
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distrust in noble decisions of the South African government that derive from public and transparent ...
Oh dear. The bigger and more bloated the prose, the more you know that they're hiding something....

by agncvw on April 02 2013, 10:19
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@Idi Amen
You cannot differentiate between the ANC of JZ783 and Nelson Mandela.

They have always been the same and will always remain the same. It is just that over the last 15 years the libtard rainbow that blinded us to their deviousness has slowly . .more

by James Bell on April 02 2013, 11:01
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Maybe so but...
the ruling party signed their death warrants by sending them there ill prepared.
So sending them to their death is less of an offence than pissi ng on their graves? Dumb A**...

by Ric on April 02 2013, 12:14
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a message for the anc...
....i think you need to be pissed on....you are a rotten bunch of thugs....let the truth out...also show some respect when you talk to people....

by onlooker on April 02 2013, 12:56
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Jackson M.
I have read almost all of the comments here and have come to the conclusion that most of them reflect unhappiness with your response.
Jackson, to be very honest, you don't deserve tohave that P******* position as the ANC spokesperson. In an effort to . .more

by Rene' Gade on April 02 2013, 16:24
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"Pissing"
The ANC is pissing in its pants.

by Totus Tuus on April 02 2013, 18:22
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Anc lies.
You and the "Main Criminal" lie through your teeth….

http://mg.co.za/article/2013-03-28-00-central-african-republic-is-this-what-our-soldiers-died-for

by Zakhele. on April 03 2013, 17:10
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