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Ace Magashule, the ANC's suspended secretary-general and the former Free State's president, may face increased pollution charges in the near future. 

According to a Sunday World report, the accusations would include Magashule and former Free State MEC for Human Settlements Mosebenzi Zwane, and relate to an R1 billion bogus Free State housing project that cost the district millions of rands ten years ago. 

Mpho Mokoena, the former head of human settlements in the Free State, was denounced on Friday for corruption and logical inconsistencies of the Free State's human settlements policy, according to the Sunday World. 

The Housing Join Act of the Public Finance Management Act has now become a state spectator. 

Mokoena told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in September last year that Magashule had passed on regulations to him through Zwane to offer express preferential treatment to project laborers for work that was rarely completed. 

Mokoena, who left the company in December 2011, said the money was supposed to be saved as a support right but was instead paid to the experts for enlistment. 

He claimed Zwane handed him a list of 106 construction workers who would be eligible for house development contracts. 

The panel was informed that by October 2010, the typical human settlements division had spent less than 10% of the R1 billion housing project budget that its public partner and Treasury had allocated. 

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, the director of the State Capture Commission, said last year that the lack of charges or arrests was "outstandingly troubling." 

Magashule is also in charge of asbestos prosecutions worth R255 million. 

The list of allegations leveled against him and his 15 co-accused includes more than 70 counts, including theft, degradation, and unlawful assessment evasion. It's been pushed back until 2022 as of late. 

The asbestos situation dates back to 2014, when Diamond Hill and Blackhead Consulting were granted an R255 million compensation by the Free State human settlements office. 

This was in relation to inspecting asbestos in properties in the Free State; nevertheless, the work was never completed without payment being exchanged. 

Magashule has maintained his sincerity by ensuring that the charges leveled against him are politically motivated. 

"I told Ace this would happen, but he didn't believe me," Zwane says of Court Zondo, who has been fired. 


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