Damn lies! Mokonyane says ‘hateful’ Agrizzi is talking bull

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Damn lies! Mokonyane says ‘hateful’ Agrizzi is talking bull

The former environmental affairs minister denies she was bribed by Bosasa or that she knows Dramat or Jiba

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Lies. “Damn” lies, even. And those lies are based on hate.

This was the staunch stance former environmental affairs minister Nomvula Mokonyane adopted at the state capture commission on Monday, as she denied all allegations made by former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi during his testimony last year.

Among various denials, Mokonyane, a controversial and often polarising figure within former president Jacob Zuma’s administration, batted away a claim by Agrizzi that, among other things, she was bribed to influence government matters...

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