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Ace Magashule
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The 21 fraud and corruption charges against ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule are likely to increase on Friday when he appears in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court for a second time, the National Prosecuting Authority has reportedly said.

There will also be three more accused - senior government officials from Bloemfontein whose names are known to News24 and who were arrested on Thursday - on top of the eight people and five companies who have already been charged in connection with a Free State asbestos eradication tender worth millions of rand.

READ | 3 senior government officials arrested over R255m asbestos project

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