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EXCLUSIVE | Jets, hotels and wigs: MPs investigate graft allegations against Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

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Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
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Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, who has been confirmed as the new National Assembly Speaker on Thursday, is under investigation for allegedly receiving a R5 million bribe from a defence contractor, blowing R7 million on aircraft charters and living it up at luxury hotels.  

Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Defence appointed a task team to investigate the allegations against her two months ago.

At the time, Mapisa-Nqakula, whom President Cyril Ramaphosa removed from his Cabinet last week, was minister of defence and military veterans.  

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