East Cape transport MEC demands R250,000 for ‘defamatory’ tweet


A retraction, an unconditional apology and R250,000 in cash — that is what Eastern Cape transport, safety and liaison MEC Weziwe Tikana-Gxothiwe wants following allegations made about her on social media.

She says she never benefited from an alleged dodgy deal in which a bed-and-breakfast in Cala, a predominantly rural village in the Eastern Cape, landed a lucrative contract to become an official quarantine site for Covid-19.  ..

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