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Firm linked to ANC official’s fiancée gets contract despite rejected tender

Gauteng ANC provincial secretary Jacob Khawe feels he is being wrongly targeted over the scandal

Political journalist

A company linked to the fiancée of Gauteng ANC provincial secretary Jacob Khawe was awarded a lucrative contract by the struggling Emfuleni municipality despite having been eliminated during an open tender process.

Opulentia, a company of which Nthabiseng Khabutlane was a director, scored the contract earlier this year to provide insurance brokering services after the municipality ditched the tender process.

The contract has been flagged as irregular by the municipality’s internal audit report and a legal opinion...

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