Floyd Shivambu allegedly asked 'Stellenbosch mafia' for funding

Floyd Shivambu allegedly asked 'Stellenbosch mafia' for funding

Economic Freedom Fighter Deputy-President, Floyd Shivambu, has allegedly attempted to acquire funds from his enemies. A recent report claims that Shivambu had tried to fund businesses by approaching a prominent Stellenbosch businessman.

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The EFF's Floyd Shivambu has been accused of attempting to secure funding from a man his party often brands as a part of the 'Stellenbosch mafia'.

The Daily Maverick has released a bombshell report, investigating the alleged involvement of EFF leadership in the VBS Mutual Bank debacle. The report details how Shivambu had attempted to fund projects, such as a wine bar, on his enemies' coin.

While no name is mentioned, the report claims four businessmen have confirmed that they met with the deputy-president.

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Shivambu had allegedly attempted to find a wine farm willing to release a wine with his concept branding for the Grand Azania wine bar.

The Citizen pointed out the irony in the allegations, with the party leader hitting out at the 'mafia' on numerous occasions.

Malema had expressed disdain for billionaire, Johan Rupert, during a recent speech outside a Gauteng High Court when he had questioned the legitimacy of the Riotous Assemblies Act.

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The EFF leader had claimed that 'a war is coming' and that South Africa was run by the likes of Minister Pravin Gordhan and the 'Stellenbosch mafia', who he accuses of controlling senior media representatives.

Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Markus Jooste, former Steinhoff CEO, had often been accused of being a part of the 'mafia'. Jooste had been dismissed from his position at the helm of the company after being accused of fraud.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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