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Witness Reporter
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20 Mar 2021
06:01

Durban tender case pulls in more from ANC

Witness Reporter

Three more ANC councillors were added to the growing list of suspects in the irregular 2017 Durban Solid Waste tender that cost in excess of R430 million.

Three more ANC councillors were added to the growing list of suspects in the irregular 2017 Durban Solid Waste tender that cost in excess of R430 million.

eThekwini Municipality councillors Mthokozisi Nojiyeza (ward 80), Bhekokwakhe Phewa (ward 44) and Sduduzo Khuzwayo (ward 108) appeared at the Durban Specialised Crimes Court on Wednesday for charges of fraud and corruption relating to the tender.

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The three ANC councillors will join former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede and 17 other accused on the packed stand on March 23.

“The suspects are alleged to have been part of the investigation by National Clean Audit Task Team into fraud and corruption within the eThekwini Municipality’s Durban Solid Waste (DSW) tender and are facing charges of fraud, corruption and money laundering,” said Hawks spokesperson Katlego Mogale.