Politics

Rasool tapes: Lynne Brown says Zille taking her to court

By Andy Rice 5 August 2010

Former Western Cape Premier Lynne Brown says Helen Zille has started legal proceedings in order to force the release of controversial tapes which might implicate her predecessor Ebrahim Rasool in a cash-for-favours scandal. The recordings are of former Hip Hop Media executive Vukile Pokwana admitting to handing brown envelopes filled with cash to journalists, in exchange for favourable coverage of Rasool. Zille has been very critical of Rasool's posting to Washington as ambassador, after the ANC admitted that he had been removed as Premier of the Western Cape for bribing journalists. Read more: IOL, TimesLive and iAfrica

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