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25 March 2017 09:35 (South Africa)

Mantashe decries media leaks, says offenders must be punished

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

On Monday ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe slammed the leaking of ANC national executive committee decisions to the media, and said that anyone found to be the source of such leaks must be "dealt with decisively". Considering that from Tuesday the media is not privy to the national general council, but that a whole lot of journalists are camped out in Durban for the purpose of covering the NGC, it would be very surprising if the free-flow of leaked information suddenly stopped. Mantashe has his work cut out for him. Read more: Sapa, via News24

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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