29 September 2013
Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, the Hawks, have confirmed that it is investigating allegations of
criminal conduct surrounding the allocation of mining rights at the Gold Fields
South Deep mine involving ANC Chairperson, Baleka Mbete.
the DA’s request for an investigation under the Prevention and Combatting of
corrupt Activities Act, Act 12 of 2004.
Alliance Shadow Minister of Mineral Resources James Lorimer said the DA
welcomes the willingness of the Hawks to investigate the serious concerns about
misconduct as well as the allegations of corruption and exertion of undue
influence in awarding mining licenses.
to threatened Gold Fields Company that they would not get a mining license
unless she gets huge a large number of shares in their empowerment scheme,”
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