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Nelson Mandela funeral fraud: Axed health MEC Sindiswa Gomba and 11 co-accused back in court in July


Former Eastern Cape health MEC Sindiswa Gomba

  • Axed health MEC Sindiswa Gomba and 11 others face an array of charges, including fraud and money laundering.
  • They are accused of misleading the Buffalo City Metro into believing that it had an obligation to make money available for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela.
  • It is alleged that R10 million was siphoned from the Buffalo City Metro under the pretence that it was meant for the funeral.

Former Eastern Cape Health MEC Sindiswa Gomba and 11 others¬†briefly appeared in the East London Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday charges of fraud and money laundering which relate to the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela.

The charges stem from allegations that R10 million were siphoned from the Buffalo City Metro (BCM) under the pretence that it was meant for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela.

Gomba and the other ANC

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