Former Zuma financial backer launches his new party manifesto, proposes a raft of changes

Former Zuma financial backer launches his new party manifesto, proposes a raft of changes

Former Zuma financial backer launches his new party manifesto, proposes a raft of changes Share this article: Durban - THE founder of the Abantu Batho Congress (ABC), Philani “PG” Mavundla, has launched his new party’s election manifesto, making a raft of promises to voters which includes banning the hiring of bodyguards for councillors and municipal bosses. Mavundla is a former member of the ANC who in 2011 was made the mayor of Umvoti (Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal Midlands) on the party’s ticket. He had previously shot to fame by openly claiming that he financially propped up former president Jacob Zuma in the early days of his (Zuma’s) corruption trial and later in 2014 he offered to settle Zuma’s R7 million Nkandla upgrades bill. In January last year, the property tycoon, who …
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