Only 3 officials charged despite proof of widespread corruption worth R358m

- | 9 months ago

Despite proof of wide-ranging corruption worth R358.

7 million across various units in Mpumalanga’s Thaba Chweu municipality, only three officials have been charged. Chief finance officer, Lesley Mokwena, project management unit manager, Ganon Nhubunga, and former acting director corporate services, Surprise Maebela, were the unlucky ones to face charges and disciplinary hearings since Audit and Risk Management Solutions released a forensic report into looting that brought the municipality on its knees in April last year.

Maebela, who died two weeks ago, was acquitted while Mokwena and Nhubunga were found guilty on financial misconduct charges.

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