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Majali haunts ANC

Sep 18 2011 11:41

Johannesburg - Businessman Sandi Majali wrote a letter to the ANC leadership before he died, outlining his frustration of being left in the cold despite giving the party millions of rands, the Sunday Times reported.

The newspaper reported that letter was written just a week before his death in December last year.

Majali's revelation included the payment of R18m, and not R11m as previously reported - to the ANC.

The money was funnelled through his company Imvume Management, by state own oil company PetroSA in 2003.

The money was used to fund the ANC's election campaign in 2004.

In a letter dated November 15, 2010, addressed to President Jacob Zuma, deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe and secretary general Gwede Mantashe, Majali accounts how the R18m was disbursed.

"R11m was paid to the ANC and R7m was paid directly to the service providers for the January 8 function (marking the anniversary of the party's founding)," Majali said.

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said: "He never sent that letter to me. I've never seen such a letter."

Mantashe refuse to reveal how much Majali contributed to the party over the years.

"I don't know (how much he contribute). Do you want us to tell you how much Standard Bank contributed, how much ABSA contributed? I am not going to do that, you know that."

Majali was found dead on December 26 last year, at a Sandton hotel.

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