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  • Africa & World

    South African army confirms ANC paid for flight to Zimbabwe

    The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that the ANC has paid the R105,000 bill it received for the controversial lift its party members were given with defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on an air force jet to Zimbabwe. SANDF spokesperson Siphiwe Dlamini said the ANC paid the money on September 30 into the departmental account. The process to transfer the…

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    ANC to pay at least R260,000 for trip on air force jet to Harare

    The DA says the ANC is liable for about R260,000 of the costs incurred when its senior members used an air force jet to travel to Zimbabwe. DA shadow minister of defence Kobus Marais says this is the cost of chartering an 18-seater private jet from Pretoria or Johannesburg to Harare, Zimbabwe, according to two independent companies that are experts in…

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    SA: Anti-corruption body probes use of air force jet to Harare

    South Africa’s anti-graft ombudsman is investigating how senior members of the ruling African National Congress secured passage on a defense force plane to visit Zimbabwe last week. Ace Magashule, the ANC’S secretary-general, led a 10-member delegation to Zimbabwe to discuss what could be done to resolve that country’s economic and political crisis. Opposition parties the Freedom Front Plus and the…

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