ANC takes M&G to ombudsman

2013-09-20 17:56

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Johannesburg - The African National Congress has lodged a complaint against the Mail & Guardian with the Press Ombudsman, the party said on Friday.

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete submitted the complaint to the ombudsman this week over reporting about her on 6 and 13 September, spokesperson Jackson Mthembu said.

"The ANC supports the national chairperson's assertion that the Mail & Guardian has deliberately sought to distort and misrepresent information," he said.

The newspaper reported that mining company Gold Fields "buried" a New York law firm's finding that a R25m share allocation to Mbete constituted bribery.

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