Ace Magashule’s former assistant is appearing at the state capture inquiry on Friday. Moroadi Cholota was due to testify on Wednesday but she was still preparing a statement.
On Wednesday, the inquiry heard from businessman Fana Hlongwane. He told the commission that a meeting at the Gupta compound in Johannesburg was to deal with rumours that he was blackmailing Mcebisi Jonas.
The controversial businessman says Duduzane Zuma, son of the former president, called the meeting in October 2015.
Hlongwane told the State Capture commission that he and Jonas, then deputy Finance Minister, were friends.
In other news – Interesting things to know about The River actress Larona Maogi
Larona Moagi (21) might be a TV newbie but her first big role as Itumeleng on The River is becoming quite popular. Itumeleng is a feisty young rebel who refuses to be silenced or roll over when her family and community become casualties of greed.
When her father is murdered by enigmatic businesswoman Lindiwe (played by Sindi Dlathu) Itumeleng relentlessly seeks justice. Read more