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Baleka Mbete Gave Desmond Tutu's granddaughter public/state funds via backdoor

Source: https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/entertainment/2021-11-27-natasha-thahane-reveals-she-received-funding-from-government-thanks-to-baleka-mbete/

https://www.timeslive.co.za/tshisa-live/tshisa-live/2021-11-27-natasha-thahane-reveals-she-got-over-r1m-from-government-thanks-to-baleka-mbete/

Mam Baleka Mbete and Desmond Tutu granddaughter Natasha Tahane latest update

Currently there is a controversial debate on twitter involving Desmond Tutu's grandchild Natasha Tahane and Mme Baleka Mbete.

Natasha disclosed that when she went to study abroad she applied for a funding with no luck until she was left with no choice but to approach for Mme Baleka Mbete for favours. She disclosed this information when she was interviewed by McG.

She said "She told Mme Baleka Mbete she needed about 1million to further her studies abroad, them Mme Baleka Mbete made few phone calls after those few calls, the Department of Arts and Culture delivered". After Baleka's interventions, the Department of Arts and Culture gave Natasha just above R1m, not sure whether this was in ZAR or Dollars, but she said it was above R1m.

Since this information came to light, people are saying this need to be investigated considering that the children of the ordinary citizens get excluded in Universities due to lack of funds. They get excluded despite their poor backgrounds and since they cannot make phone calls to high profile politicians, they end up staying at home.

To add on that, some said some students have completed their studies but they cannot obtain their academic records due to outstanding fees, but kids who are politically connected do not even apply they just make phone calls. People are now demanding that Natasha's funding must be investigate and public protectors office must also get involved.

They further stated that that report must be made available to the public as the state funds were misused.

Interesting indeed, that will be all from my side, please remember to leave your comments down below and let us know of your take regarding this. Thank you for your time.

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