Mbalula in twar with Carl Niehaus

A public spat between ANC heavyweights Fikile Mbalula and party secretary-general Ace Magashule has turned nasty on social media.

Yesterday, the spat escalated when Mbalula attacked Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans spokesperson Carl Niehaus on Twitter for calling him a coward. Niehaus took to Twitter to accuse Mbalula of lacking respect for his seniors in what appeared to be a defence of Magashule.

Mbalula and Magashule made headlines last week after the two members contradicted each other on the ANC's performance during the polls.

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