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‘We will defend with our buttocks’: Mokonyane

By Sapa | Sep 15, 2014 | COMMENTS [ 171 ]

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says ANC members and Cabinet ministers will use their buttocks to defend President Jacob Zuma, the Sowetan reported on Monday.

"The attack is not on Zuma, but it is on the ANC. Re tlo thiba ka dibono [We will defend with our buttocks]," Mokonyane was quoted as saying at the launch of a water project in Marite, Mpumalanga, on Saturday.

"Like it or not, Zuma is ours. He will finish the term because we want water..."

Mokonyane said Zuma would finish his term in spite of the controversies surrounding him.

Mokonyane's spokeswoman Brenda Mpitsang told the newspaper the "buttocks" comment was not literal.

"She was using a figure of speech. She was just showing to what extent we would go to protect the president. There is no literal meaning to what she said."

In March, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela found that Zuma had derived undue benefit from the R246 million improvements made to his homestead in KwaZulu-Natal. She recommended that he pay back a portion of the money.

Zuma also came under the spotlight recently when the so-called "spy tapes" were released to the Democratic Alliance following a court order.

COMMENTS [ 171 ]

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Mshovekahle

She is defending her job , She was recently promoted from Gauteng premier to minister position by Zuma

Sep 15, 2014 9:49 | 4 replies

Mokwenene

zuma o jele daso

Sep 15, 2014 10:53 | 1 replies

CharlesTaylor2

Bamvikela ngemididi, cha nize kabi bo wephuza face kamama! Sifuna imali yomphakathi, and uzoyikhokha mdidi or no mdidi.

Sep 15, 2014 4:16 | 1 replies

Nkwesheng!!

Bhaaahahaha...mdidi or no mdidi...ayi no Lol.

Sep 15, 2014 4:20 | 0 replies

BhutPapi

She wants to defend with buttocks, Zuma must have hit it. Ntate Zuma o jele sebono sa gage

Sep 15, 2014 11:1 | 0 replies

ngutha

Twerking for Zuma

Sep 15, 2014 11:13 | 1 replies

CharlesTaylor2

Twoo many mdidis for Zuma, he must be dizy with all arses protecting him.

Sep 15, 2014 4:17 | 0 replies

RobinX

Not promoted, Sir..... demoted.

Sep 15, 2014 11:18 | 0 replies

BoysAndBucks

Lol this sounds so familiar

Sep 15, 2014 9:50 | 1 replies

Mzabalazo

Have they been using buttocks all a long? Lol

Sep 15, 2014 11:9 | 1 replies

Nkwesheng!!

I was wondering if they learned buttocks defence with Kebby in exile.

Sep 15, 2014 11:13 | 1 replies

maneater

aaahhhh MfanakoLimpompo i suppose you are talking about "you know who" she told me she is trying to avoid you she does not have the guts to tell you in person so we now only talking on whats up!

Sep 15, 2014 3:2 | 1 replies

Nkwesheng!!

Yes I was talking about my boo when I asked where is she. Mos wena you are lying now wena malome maneater.Lol. I miss her so much it hurts right now. Phela she is my radar to good life that one you know. I want to spoil her in my cozy big bed until she is glowing wena malome maneater.

Sep 15, 2014 3:27 | 0 replies

KatakataEmaotoAditshepe

I wish was that man will defend msholozi with your bums against him,my damn hallelujah.

Sep 15, 2014 9:51 | 1 replies

BOKKER

ZZZZZZZ Snotwa issued a statement. "Report is Out of context and Misquoted - ""we will defend Zupta with our BOTOX ""is what Monkyanye actually said."

Sep 15, 2014 12:28 | 0 replies

Mahungu

This is an insult to us voters.

Sep 15, 2014 9:51 | 4 replies

Hutton

she doesnt need our dirty votes, that is what she said the last time.

Sep 15, 2014 9:54 | 0 replies

Maduvula

what's new? she's been wearing mini skirts in all night soccer games @FNB when Zuma was in town,

Sep 15, 2014 10:10 | 0 replies

Smaiza

Yes and only to 6% of EFF voters.

Sep 15, 2014 10:45 | 0 replies

Nkwesheng!!

Hi ntiyiso kokwane Mahungu. What she mean is that they don't care what he does,they will defend with buttocks.

Sep 15, 2014 11:17 | 0 replies

Shredder

They are all retarded I must say. Defend with their buttocks? That's how low they can get. They couldn't defend an intelligent man with integrity in Thabo Mbeki.

Sep 15, 2014 9:52 | 0 replies

Rest-In-P*ssy

you mean you still give him some as# mxm so selfish of you, but I would still tap you gogo

Sep 15, 2014 9:52 | 0 replies

MthimbanaT

Makes sense to me, r-ses defending the biggest r-sole they thought could be president.

Sep 15, 2014 9:53 | 1 replies

BOKKER

Kikikiikikiki

Sep 15, 2014 11:48 | 0 replies

Rest-In-P*ssy

that's not a promotion from Premier to minister

Sep 15, 2014 9:53 | 0 replies

WordofGod

hahaha this madam dibono is so obvious! you are so indirect, this is about you position...mxm

Sep 15, 2014 9:56 | 1 replies
Sep 15, 2014 10:31 | 0 replies

MissFancy1

I wonder if the 62% ANC members that voted would also defend Zuma with their 'buttocks'?

Sep 15, 2014 9:56 | 1 replies

kellykay230

lol i protect the ANC as for Zuma i don't mind feeding him to the beast, we want that money.

Sep 15, 2014 2:5 | 1 replies

Hutton

i am no longer allowed to talk to the chicks anymire ne.. this is my last comment tou.

Sep 15, 2014 2:15 | 1 replies

kellykay230

lol what happened?

Sep 15, 2014 2:22 | 0 replies

WordofGod

your position

Sep 15, 2014 9:57 | 0 replies