- Gwede Mantashe's daughter sues Matshela Koko for defamation after he accused her of fraud whilst working at Eskom
- She is livid and is taking action against the ex Eskom executive
- The ongoing trials has the nation on edge about the results
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The daughter of ANC chairman, Gwede Mantashe, Nombasa Mawela has sued Matshela Koko, the suspended Eskim executive for R500,000. Koko claimed that Mawela was involved in shady deals with Eskom officials, when she was employed at Eskom as a quantity surveyor.
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She is concerned about her reputation due to the the accusations which she states are absolutely false. Koko adamantly claims that she received almost R1 million in bribes from France Halkudi. Halkudi was said to be giving these bribes from a company that he owned.
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On the 30th of November 2017, Koko announced at his disciplinary hearing that " he daughter of Gwede Mantashe has been on the retainer for the last 24 months from Hlakudi Translation and has received in total R978,000”
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