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Deputy Minister of State Security Zizi Kodwa has admitted to receiving a payment from an account connected to Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign. However, Kodwa says that the payment had nothing to do with the election.
Former tourism minister Derek Hanekom took to Twitter on Sunday night, where he said that a victory for the Dlamini-Zuma slate at the ANC's 2017 Nasrec conference would have been "disastrous" for South Africa.
The Economic Freedom Fighters claim an MP received a R40 000 payment from President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 fund, but the president insists it proves nothing sinister.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has denied claims that he and Deputy Minister of State Security Zizi Kodwa were paid R40 000 for campaigning on behalf of Cyril Ramaphosa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is adamant that his focus is on the people of South Africa, not his legal battle with the Public Protector.
Concerns have been raised over the discrepancies in the amounts paid out to campaigners for Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 election campaign. Some of Ramaphosa's lobbyists are unhappy that they were paid relatively little.