"It's a criminal
offence to buy a driver's license (like a) ngathi ligwinya,"
Mbalula tweeted back, using a local word for a doughnut. "It
will get you, the traffic department and the driving school
Mbalula, nicknamed "Razzmatazz" from his time as sports and
recreation minister, has more than 750,000 Twitter followers and
sees his personal feed as a useful tool in the fight against
South Africa's high crime rates.
South Africa's traffic laws and regulations are tight by African
standards although reports of driving instructors asking for
bribes or people driving without a valid license are common.
(Reporting by Ed Cropley; Editing by James Macharia and Tom
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