Business, Politics

ANC will return R1 million donation – if donor is proven corrupt

By Andy Rice 31 August 2010

The ANC in KZN have promised to return a R1 million donation, after the donor was arrested under suspicion of tender fraud. A spokesperson for the party said that if the donated money is found to have been obtained through illegal or corrupt means, it would be returned to the donor. The man in question is Gaston Savoi, a Uruguayan national who has been arrested for tender corruption of up to R200 million. The ANC have admitted to receiving the money from Savoi, but said that they'll wait for the court process to run its course before making a decision on the money. The KZN ANC's moral rule book must make for riveting reading: they are quite happy to receive money from a tainted source, as long as the money itself isn't tainted. Read more: SAPA, via TimesLive.

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