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VBS saga divides Gauteng ANC

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The dismissal of party members implicated in the VBS saga is now fueling the succession debate in the province, and could lead to sparks.


19 Aug 2020
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VBS saga divides Gauteng ANC

West Rand Municipality mayor Boyce Maneli.

The dismissal of the ANC’s former West Rand municipality mayor, Boyce Maneli, and the current Merafong local municipality mayor, Maphefo Mogale-Letsie, over the VBS Mutual Bank saga could complicate the simmering succession debate in the Gauteng ANC. Maneli, was recalled as an ANC MP and chair of the portfolio committee on communications and Mogale-Letsie fired from her mayoral position last week. They were told to pack their bags and go home after they allegedly allowed officials of their respective municipalities to illegally invest millions of rands with the bank. The ANC provincial executive committee (PEC) implemented a recommendation from the provincial...

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