Motlanthe still deputy president

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IOL news dec 14  PN kgalema046 INLSA Deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe at his official residence, Mahlamba Ndlopfu, in Pretoria, 2009

Bloemfontein - Reports that Kgalema Motlanthe was leaving government immediately should be treated as rumours, his spokesman Thabo Masebe said on Tuesday evening.

“I'm not aware of this, he hasn't said anything to me,” Masebe told Sapa.

“Treat them (tweets) as rumours. For now he remains the deputy president of the republic.”

Jacaranda FM on Tuesday evening wrote on the social networking site twitter reports were emerging that “Kgalema to leave government immediately”. - Sapa

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