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DA going after Gwede Mantashe for 'claiming' he bribed journalists

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Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
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The DA is pinning its hopes on an independent inquiry into the media to force Parliament to act against Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe who last year "admitted" to bribing journalists so that a sex scandal involving him gets swept under the rug.

On Monday, the SA National Editors Forum (Sanef) commissioned an independent inquiry to probe ethical practices within the media sector, which included the allegations against Mantashe.

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