Amid a national lockdown, the well-known writer has managed to get herself into two romantic relationships, with the first Katlego Mamabolo apparently already headed towards an acrimonious defamation lawsuit, reports The Citizen!
The publication reports that Malaika Mahlatsi is a speechwriter in the local government and has issued a public statement denying accusations made against her by former lover Katlego Mamabolo, the chief director at Rectitude Private Prosecutions.
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The Citizen reports that Malaika Mahlatsi has responded that Katlego Mamabolo must have been confused about the reason she had some of Mzwandile Masina’s academic material on her laptop, which she explained was only because of she was reviewing a chapter for her boss, not actually writing it. She further challenged Mamabolo to produce the recorded audio evidence he claims to have of her supposedly admitting to the academic fraud.
They further report that an increasingly heated public back and forth on Facebook saw Katlego Mamabolo posting a photo of Malaika Mahlatsi holding sex-play handcuffs and accusing her of pursuing him with several long phone calls.
Malaika Mahlatsi is a very vocal and established writer who has published her first book in 2014, titled Memoirs of a Born Free.
Apparently, on the advice of her lawyer, Malaika Mahlatsi released a long statement on Monday in which she addressed most of what Katlego Mamabolo had accused her of.
The Citizen reports that the post which contained the statement has been taken down through the apparent inactivation of Malaika Mahlatsi’s account.
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The city of Ekurhuleni – office of the mayor Mzwandile Masina has given Mahlatsi a notice for suspension. She’s now on suspension with full pay pending an investigation.