Madonsela honoured with top German award

2018-11-22 09:27

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier awarded Germany's Great Order of Merit to former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Tuesday night. It is one of the country's highest awards. 

According to Independent Online, the award was given to Madonsela on the sidelines of a reception at the German ambassador's Cape Town residence. 

Madonsela tweeted about the award en route to the reception. 

The German president is currently on a visit to South Africa.

This week, President Cyril Ramaphosa assured Steinmeier that there would be no land grabs in the country, Fin24 reported.

Also this week, the City of Cape Town signed a R1.3bn loan with the German government-owned KfW Development Bank for urban wastewater management.

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