| Presidency, ANC quiet as storm brews around Mantashe's bribery allegations

- | a month ago

According to the response the paper published, Mantashe had begged two journalists not to publish the story and paid them.

He, however, would not reveal their names and said the publication could go ahead and write the story as that was his comment. On Tuesday, Mantashe the claim.

A statement issued by Moferefere Lekorotsoana, chief of staff in the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy, reads: “The statement attributed to him seems to have created an impression of him being involved in the act of bribery.

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