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State capture inquiry: Joburg mayor, Geoff Makhubo denies wrongdoing

Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo got over R35-million from business dealings with Regiments, who had a contract with the very city in which he was Finance MMC.

Whether or not this in fact constitutes a conflict of interest was the focal point at the state capture inquiry.

The Zondo Commission heard that his company Molelwane Consulting was in business with the City of Johannesburg.

The mayor, however, insists there is no conflict of interest.

Makhubo told the commission that he could not give up his 67 percent shares at the company despite being a public servant.

Source: eNCA

In other news – SA Idols judge Unathi responds to Zim socialite, Zuva who called her ‘rude’ for refusing to take a photo with her

Idols SA judge and musician Unathi Nkayi has defended herself and her decision to decline a request from a fan — who wasn’t wearing a mask in a public place- to take a picture after the fan took to her socials to paint Unathi as rude.

Unathi Nkayi

Unathi posted a comment she received from the fan, who calls herself @zuvahabane, who told her that she dismissed her fans coldly. Learn More

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