You’d better BEElieve it: the hard-up faithful can hit pray-dirt

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You’d better BEElieve it: the hard-up faithful can hit pray-dirt

Calling all BBBEE-complaint prayer tenderers – there’s a God-given untapped revenue stream waiting for you

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Do you need extra cash? Are you BBBEE compliant? Can you write and/or say a prayer? Then the Mangosuthu University of Technology needs you!

On Tuesday, chartered accountant and popular Twitter commentator, Khaya Sithole, posted a truly bizarre document that had come across his busy digital desk: an official invitation from MUT to BBBEE-complaint suppliers to deliver an “opening prayer”. 

On the second page of the two-page document, titled QUOTATION PRICE PAGE, hopeful bidders were told that the prayer would be delivered on Friday to kick off an SRC-organised event that will also feature “Pastor Dube or Pastor Masinga”, followed by a motivational speaker (also still to be confirmed) and then some music...

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