Presidency labels VBS allegation “baseless, unsubstantiated”

15 October 2018, 4:07 PM
President Cyril Ramaphosa has categorically rejected reports that he failed to take action on the VBS Bank saga despite being alerted to irregularities in 2017.
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Limpopo ANC to discuss VBS saga on Monday 14 October 2018, 2:01 PM

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Mtshali to be buried next weekend 14 October 2018, 8:20 AM

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ANC Deputy Secretary-General Jessie Duarte says the party will meet next week.

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ANC Veterans League wants members implicated in VBS saga to account 12 October 2018, 6:45 PM

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The ANC in Limpopo will hold a special sitting this weekend to decide on the fate of some of its members implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank saga.

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The African National Congress has warned that heads will roll if its investigation reveals that some senior officials in Limpopo are involved in the VBS Mutual Bank saga.

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