In an interview with international broadcaster Al-Jazeera, International Relations and Co-operation Minister Nkoana-Mashabane, shot down or deflected every criticism put forth by interviewer Jane Dutton.

Nkoana-Mashabane also made a controversial statement when she said former Minister of Finance Trevor Manual was appointed because of the colour of his skin (At 12m 00sec).

Some hard hitting comments from Twitter

  • “Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s interview with Al-Jazeera was such a spectacular mess.”
  • “What is going on here? Min. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is all over the place.”
  • “This interview is embarrassing”

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