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South Africa: President Zuma Meets Speaker Over State Security Minister Claims

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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has met with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, the Presidency confirmed on Tuesday.

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The Speaker briefed the President on allegations of interference by the Minister of State Security, Bongani Bongo, in the Parliamentary enquiry by the Public Enterprises Committee on the affairs of Eskom.

It has been reported that evidence leader, Advocate Ntuthuzelo Vanara, submitted an affidavit claiming that Bongo (then an ordinary African National Congress MP) offered him a bribe to collapse the investigation into the alleged capture of Eskom.

The Presidency said President Zuma is attending to the matter.

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