Dlamini-Zuma‚ a former minister of health‚ home affairs and foreign affairs‚ is viewed by many as a potential successor to President Jacob Zuma – to whom she was once married.

The tweet was quickly deleted after attracting attention on social media and Dlamini-Zuma has since described it as “fake” and that it was under “investigation”.

Posted in response to this‚ on Dlamini-Zuma’s Twitter feed‚ was: “… this is what they protecting … hence some of us not part of this rubbish … they must join us for the march for our land they stole

“Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (@DlaminiZuma) just deleted a tweet in which she dismissed #AntiZumaMarches as “this rubbish‚” he tweeted.

But just before 7pm‚ Dlamini-Zuma took to Twitter saying‚ “I am aware of a fake tweet doing rounds purportedly coming from my account. The source of this is currently being investigated.”

Posted in response to this‚ on Dlamini-Zuma’s Twitter feed‚ was: “… this is what they protecting … hence some of us not part of this rubbish … they must join us for the march for our land they stole