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EDITORIAL | Some issues are more important than your attention-seeking, Fikile

Fikile Mbalula’s childish buffoonery on Twitter is not what we should expect from a senior government minister


There’s no doubt that transport minister Fikile Mbalula likes the limelight. The man who refers to himself as “MR FIX” (in all caps, of course) on Twitter is certainly not shy of the public eye — to the point that, not long ago, he called himself “Mr Fearfokkol” to his about 2.7-million Twitter followers.

This is the same man who, during his stint as sports minister, labelled the Bafana Bafana team a “bunch of losers” back in 2014. That’s one way to build up a team’s confidence ...

This is a minister who, as recently as Monday morning, used a picture of himself as a meme to ask another Twitter user why he had used him as a meme. It beggars belief...

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