Mbete defends Mapisa-Nqakula against accusations

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National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete, defends Mapisa-Nqakula against accusations without concrete evidence. She criticizes those who violated Mapisa-Nqakula's privacy and expresses disappointment in Jacob Zuma's support for another party.

She says those who accuse Mapisa-Nqakula do not have concrete evidence. Mbete says there is a vendetta to discredit the current National Assembly Speaker.Speaking to the SABC on the sidelines of the Battle of the Cuito Cuanavle commemoration in Pretoria, Mbete has expressed her views on the matter. “They violated her privacy and she allowed them to do so in calmness and dignity and I just think they should be ashamed of themselves. You must say what it is that you want a person to account for.

Yes, sure there must be accountability but come and say what is it that you are looking for on the basis of what.”Mbete has also expressed disappointment that senior African National Congress (ANC) leader and former party president, Jacob Zuma has decided to support and campaign for the Umkonto Wesizwe (MK) party ahead of the May 29th elections. Mbete says she is shocked that Zuma could consider himself a leader of the ANC, a party that is more than a century ol

Mbete Mapisa-Nqakula Accusations Evidence Privacy Dignity Accountability ANC Jacob Zuma Umkonto Wesizwe Elections


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