Alex Japho Matlala
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23 Oct 2021
6:20 am

Hawks investigate R116m controversial land deal

Alex Japho Matlala

The land deal made headlines in 2017 after it was sold to a private developer by the Greater Tubatse municipality for R8 million.

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A controversial land sale in Limpopo which saw the provincial government spending a whooping R116 million in aquestionable deal with a private developer is now a subject of another probe by the Hawks, MEC for cooperative governance, human settlement and traditional affairs Basikopo Makamu has confirmed. The land deal made headlines in 2017 after it was sold to a private developer by the Greater Tubatse municipality for R8 million. But, a few years later, the same land was bought back by government for R116.5 million – despite the fact that there has never been any development. The land at the...