Patrice Motsepe Doesn’t Like Working With the Government, Billionaire Says Family and Business Don’t Mix Well

Patrice Motsepe Doesn’t Like Working With the Government, Billionaire Says Family and Business Don’t Mix Well

  • Patrice Motsepe has revealed how he feels about working with the government, especially when his brother-in-law is the president
  • The billionaire said that he hated working with the government and it is even worse now that relatives are involved
  • He praised the release of the report into State Capture which found that former president Jacob Zuma allowed corruption to take place

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JOHANNESBURG - Patrice Motsepe has been trending on social media over the weekend with many people speculating on whether the billionaire would run for president of the country.

Motsepe revealed that currently he hates doing business with the government, chiefly because he believes that family and business do not mix well.

Ramaphosa, Motsepe, Zuma, State Capture
Patrice Motsepe does not like working with relatives and dealing with the government is worse. Photo credit: GCIS/Flickr, Benedikt von Loebell/Flickr
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His brother-in-law, Cyril Ramaphosa is the President of South Africa which makes business tricky. Motsepe said that he always hated working with the government but its even worse now and he called it an absolute "headache".

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State Capture

At the SA National Editors Forum annual general meeting, Motsepe praised the State Capture Inquiry. The inquiry found that former president Jacob Zuma has permitted and allowed state capture and corruption to take place in South Africa.

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Motsepe was questioned about his funding of the ANC during Zuma's presidency and he replied that his companies had donated to a range of political parties and not solely to the ANC.

SA reacts as Ramaphosa and Motsepe face criminal probe over sale of Ankole cows

Earlier, Briefly News reported that another criminal complaint has been laid against President Cyril Ramaphosa; this time it involves his billionaire brother-in-law, Patrice Motsepe.

Srinivasan Naidoo, the leader of Really Democracy, filed a criminal complaint against Ramaphosa and Motsepe in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, 18 June, alleging that there were suspicious dealings over the sale of Ramaphosa's Ankole cows.

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According to TimesLIVE, Naidoo wrote in his affidavit that he was informed about an auction at Ramaphosa's Phala Phala farm on 5 March. He learnt that Motsepe paid R4.7 million for four female Ankole cows.

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