Nkandla: First tell architects of apartheid to apologise - Mantashe

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says he is cynical about the agenda of social movements like Zuma Must Fall.

Mantashe on Friday spoke to Debora Patta, standing in for Xolani Gwala, about President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address.

Listen to the conversation below:

If you have not forced apartheid architects to apologise repeatedly for the suffering of millions of South Africans, I think you are exaggerating Nkandla.

Gwede Mantashe, ANC secretary general

To expect an apology for Nkandla when it is in the right institution that must deal with it, I think you're pushing things too far... If an issue should be contested in court, that's where it belongs.

Gwede Mantashe, ANC secretary general

There was a group that marched in Cape Town saying Zuma Must Fall... Now, I'm very cynical.. I think it is just an experiment to extend what was called the Arab Spring to our own land.

Gwede Mantashe, ANC secretary general

Debora also spoke to EFF leader Julius Malema and political analyst Justice Malala on the subject.

Listen to the conversation below:

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