SA's high commissioner to the UK under Dirco probe

Department of international relations and cooperation (Dirco) is investigating corruption allegations against South Africa’s high commissioner to the United Kingdom, Obed Mlaba.

According to reports the South African high commissioner to the UK has been abusing his position to secure business deals.

The Sunday Times reported that Mlaba has been using government letter heads when approaching investors for personal deals.

Listen to Xolani Gwala's comment on the story below...

Why would somebody who has been given the responsibility to represent South Africa do something like this?

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast

Why would he shamelessly use this position for his own benefit.

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast
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