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Blade Nzimande calls Andile Mngxitama “a political mercenary”

The South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Blade Nzimande has lashed out at the Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama’s political tactics and accuse him of taking the dirty money from the in-contreversy Gupta family

Andile Mngxitama while he was still in the EFF

Delivering his party’s political report on the second day of the SACP congress in Boksburg‚ east of Johannesburg‚ Nzimande has hit back strongly at Andile Mngxitama (‘Mguptama’)  calling him a “Political Mercenary” following the recent developments on in which Mngxitama and his followers attached the journalist for reporting negatively of the Guptas.

Addressing delegates in the SACP Elective Conference held in today Nzimande says Andile Mngxitama is a political mercenary and he dances to whoever pays him the most.

Andile Mngxitama started his own party last year after he was kicked out of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for disrespecting party leadership. He went sour after failing to secure a top position withing the party top ranks.

Blade Nzimande also accused the ruling party leadership of lacking the political appetite to rescue the party from the current challenges it faces.

“You know‚ when you hear some of our leaders say they will pick up the rand when it falls‚ you just despair‚” he said…

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