ANC Elective Conference 2017: Who is Ace Magashule?

Benz bonanza for ‘banana republic’ Free State

The Free State is now officially a banana republic, says the Democratic Alliance after Premier Ace Magashule (pictured below) bought a luxury Mercedes-Benz S600L (V222). He handed over another six brand new Mercedes-Benzes – at a cost to the public purse of R3.2 million – to Free State traditional leaders in a bid to secure rural votes for the ANC next year.