What was Mabuza's business with Putin? Sikonathi Mantshantsha asks
Members of Parliament had their way with deputy president David Mabuza during his question and answer session in Parliament on Thursday.
MPs demanded to know what was on the agenda when Mabuza recently traveled to Russia and met with that countrys government.
According to deputy editor at Financial Mail, Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Mabuza was sent by President Cyril Ramaphosa to Russia to congratulate President Vladimir Putin on his latest election win.
Mabuza spent two says in Russia.
You have to wonder if that take two weeks or have to go all the way to Russia when you can just send an email or a phone call. So what did they discuss ... David Mabuza is not saying.Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Deputy Editor at Financial Mail
We know that Russia still insist and has announced more than three times that South Africa has given it the right to build nuclear power stations.Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Deputy Editor at Financial Mail
Mantshantsha says there are allegations that Putin has payed a R100 million bribe to build a nuclear power station in the country.
But David Mabuza when he was asked in Parliament that did you discuss assassinations, he says no, did you discuss nuclear, no he says...but he spent two weeks with Vladimir Putin.Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Deputy Editor at Financial Mail
To hear the rest of the conversation with Sikonathi Mantshantsha, listen below:
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