Gumede reinstatement after she ‘poked’ holes in the Hawks case against her

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Former eThekwini mayor, Zandile Gumede, allegedly told the ANC integrity commission that the corruption case against her is weak.
Former eThekwini mayor, Zandile Gumede, allegedly told the ANC integrity commission that the corruption case against her is weak.
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The ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal integrity commission in December reinstated former eThekwini mayor and corruption-accused, Zandile Gumede, to her MPL position after she “poked” holes in the Hawks case against her.

This was revealed by members of Gumede’s inner circle, who told Weekend Witness that members of the ANC provincial integrity commission cleared her after she convinced them that the Hawks case against her was “weak”.

“She told them that the case is based on rumours that she exerted influence on eThekwini Municipality senior managers to award tenders to certain individuals. The commission was also told there wasn’t a single witness who has provided the Hawks with an affidavit supporting claims that she issued any instructions to the senior managers,” the source said.

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