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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille.
Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille.
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An events company accused of overcharging government to the tune of R76 million for the funerals of three ANC stalwarts, now has to give reasons why it should not be restricted from doing business with government.

Previously, the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) told News24 that Crocia Events was not barred from doing business with the state.

DPWI Minister Patricia de Lille had since revealed the company was served with a notice to give reasons why it should not be prevented from doing business with the state.

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