We are in denial of people marching against us - Lindiwe Sisulu

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has criticised the African National Congress (ANC) for allowing struggle stalwart, Amhed Kathrada, to die with a "sore heart".

Sisulu said the ruling party failed to address Kathrada's concerns about the state of the ANC, which included the call for President Jacob Zuma to consider stepping down.

The Human Settlements Minister was talking at the memorial service of the late ANC veteran in Cape Town on Thursday.

Read: ANC MP Makhosi Khoza writes about "leadership injudiciousness" in the party

Sisulu was talking in public for the first time after Mail & Guardian reported that she escaped two assassination attempts. The M&G reported that Sisulu is not afraid to confront President Jacob Zuma during internal meetings.

Also read: Motlanthe ovation as he quotes Kathrada's call for Zuma to step down

Zuma has previously asked people not to use memorials and funerals to fight political battles.

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