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Evita's Real Fake News, Take 1: Tannie Evita Bezuidenho...

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Evita’s Real Fake News, Take 1: Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout with Cyril Ramaphosa (Video)

The first take of EVITA'S REAL FAKE NEWS, an occasional series by the most famous white woman in Luthuli House to highlight the reality of where we come from and celebrating where we are going. By PIETER-DIRK UYS.

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