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Dirco Minister Naledi Pandor has pounded the endeavor as an 'embarrassment', after R118 million was paid for land that doesn't exist. 

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has terminated its work relationship with Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Caiphus Ramashau. 

This follows the completion of the disciplinary contention set up against him related to irregular utilize achieved by the division on an unprofitable errand to purchase a land bundle in New York (USA) to oblige South Africa's Permanent Mission to the United Nations and New York Consulate, said the workplace in an attestation. 

Dirco's screwed up R118 million New York project an 'embarrassment' – Pandor 

In October last year not actually settled the land bundle expected to house South Africa's agents didn't exist, following a reality finding mission to New York, finished by MPs in December 2019. 

Reports uncovered at the time that the R118 million paid for the land was paid dependent on "a double dealing to the division the estate expert had bought land to manufacture a sensible and reasonable business environment". 

Dirco Minister Naledi Pandor has since pounded the besieged task as an "disgrace". 

Last month, the central general of the workplace, Kgabo Mohoai, was pardoned after the vain and wasteful utilization for the New York Pilot Project shock. 

'Everyone associated with Dirco's New York land humiliation ought to be ended', says DA 

In an attestation, the Democratic Alliance (DA) perceived the decision, and besides mentioned that Ramashau and other senior specialists who were immovably associated with the New York Pilot Project humiliation, face a comparable predetermination as Mohoai. 

It further mentioned that President Cyril Ramaphosa suspend Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, under whose watch this New York Pilot Project was begun. 

"After the new ruckuses, South Africa can't bear the expense of any further embarrassment in light of this shame. Accepting the President isn't joking with regards to revealing corruption, he should place the interest of South Africa before his awful mates," said the party.


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