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South African Public Protector Says Allegations Are Wrong

July 06, 2011

July 6 (Bloomberg) -- South Africa’s Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, said fraud and corruption allegations against her are “baseless” and “malicious.”

Police plan to arrest her as a company she owns benefited from contracts wortth 1.8 million rand ($270,000) by the South African Law Reform Commission, of which she was a member at the time, the Johannesburg-based Star newspaper reported today.

Madonsela spoke at a briefing in Johannesburg today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Franz Wild in Johannesburg at fwild@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Ana Monteiro at amonteiro4@bloomberg.net


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