Motley bunch scored big from artists’ relief funds

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Artists protest against the National Arts Council and the department of sports, arts and culture at the Artscape Plaza on March 27 in Cape Town. The artists are demanding answers to crucial questions on the funding irregularities connected to the presidential employment stimulus programme. Picture: Gallo Images
Artists protest against the National Arts Council and the department of sports, arts and culture at the Artscape Plaza on March 27 in Cape Town. The artists are demanding answers to crucial questions on the funding irregularities connected to the presidential employment stimulus programme. Picture: Gallo Images

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A tea shop, an insurance seller, a construction company, government employees, a teenager and Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa’s advisers are among those who have allegedly benefited from a R300 million presidential employment stimulus programme (PESP).

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