Fikile Mbalula

Don’t speculate on 2010 bribe individuals: Mbalula

Ongoing media speculation about government paying a bribe to host the 2010 Soccer World Cup played into the hands of those seeking to tarnish South Africa’s good name, Sports Minister Fikile Mbabula said on Sunday. In a statement, Mbalula said: “We reject these falsehoods with the contempt they deserve. As[…]

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Riddle around Mbalula’s Las Vegas trip deepens

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has apparently been caught in a lie about his return date from Las Vegas where he attended the boxing match between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio, Netwerk24 reported on Saturday. According to an investigation by Beeld newspaper, the sports minister lied on social networking site[…]

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Madonsela clears Mbalula

There was no impropriety regarding the many trips undertaken by Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula and his deputy, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Monday. “While minister Mbalula and Deputy Minister [Gert Oosthuizen] spent an amount close to the alleged R2.7 million, I found no evidence indicating that any[…]

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End of the road for Oscar: Mbalula

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s sentence and conviction for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp marks the end of his world athletics career, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has told The Cape Argus. “For me, that [Pistorius’s conviction and sentence] was the end of the road of his journey,” Mbalula was quoted[…]

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