Kaya News Reporter
The African Transformation Movement (ATM) has confirmed that Kuli Roberts will no longer be a member of the party. Roberts’ political ambitions were announced last week and she was set to run as councillor of Ward 65 in Tshwane.
“Due to unforeseen and confidential circumstances, it is no longer possible to have Nomakula (Kuli) Roberts as a member and ward councillor candidate of the African Transformation Movement.
“Further to the above, Ms. Nomakula Roberts had to step down both as the member and ward councillor candidate of the ATM. The (ATM) wishes her well in all her endeavours,” the party said in a statement.
ATM announcement on Kuli Roberts. pic.twitter.com/55iydZP1oi
— Mzwanele Manyi (@MzwaneleManyi) October 3, 2021
The media personality previously mentioned in a recent interview on Podcast and Chill with Mac G, that she had been involved in politics for decades.
She volunteered for the ANC after graduating and studied political analysis and history at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
Roberts advocates against what she calls South Africa’s “porous borders” and the culture of foreigners and albinism killings.
This year’s local government elections has included other high profile celebrities such as former soccer star Kenny Niemach and ex-Springboks coach Peter de Villiers on the ballots