Did VBS cash pay for Floyd Shivambu's 2017 wedding?

In her latest piece for the Daily Maverick, journalist Pauli van Wyk reveals how a company owned by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy president Floyd Shivambu's brother Brian paid over half a million rand for Floyd's wedding celebrations using cash looted from VBS.

Van Wyk says Shivambu initially denied any knowledge of Grand Azania and then later refuted suggestions that he had benefitted from it.

I tried to look at who is the main beneficiary of this account.

Pauli van Wyk, Investigative journalist - Daily Maverick

Grand Azania paid for his wedding, there's no questions about it. He also didn't deny it.

Pauli van Wyk, Investigative journalist - Daily Maverick

RELATED: Mail & Guardian: Hawks investigating Floyd Shivambu's Range Rover Sport purchase

Van Wyk says the EFF MP's name is even stamped on bank statements showing the relevant payments.

It says 'Floyd Shivambu's wedding' on at least 80 of them.

Pauli van Wyk, Investigative journalist - Daily Maverick

Meanwhile, the DA says it will report Shivambu to parliament's ethics committee in respect of the claims.

Listen to the full interview below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Did VBS cash pay for Floyd Shivambu's 2017 wedding?


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Festive season can trigger past pains for people - Dr Eve

Festive season can trigger past pains for people - Dr Eve

The clinical sexologist gives a compilation of the best topics that have been covered throughout 2019.

'Do not go into the festive season without a budget,' says financial adviser

'Do not go into the festive season without a budget,' says financial adviser

Old Mutual head of financial education John Manyike and finance professional Palesa Lengolo give advice on financial literacy.

Mail & Guardian: Hawks investigating Floyd Shivambu's Range Rover Sport purchase

Mail & Guardian: Hawks investigating Floyd Shivambu's Range Rover Sport purchase

Investigative journalist Thanduxolo Jika gives details of the report he filed on the EFF leader and the connection to VBS.

'We know SA is losing patience and wants VBS Mutual Bank looters behind bars'

'We know SA is losing patience and wants VBS Mutual Bank looters behind bars'

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Anoosh Rooplal, the liquidator at VBS Mutual Bank.

'Brian Shivambu was basically a front in this illicit flow of VBS funds'

'Brian Shivambu was basically a front in this illicit flow of VBS funds'

Thanduxolo Jika says Floyd Shivambu was the ultimate beneficiary of VBS funds and not his brother.

EFF must condemn Shivambu's actions - SANEF

EFF must condemn Shivambu's actions - SANEF

EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu was caught on camera harassing News 24 journalist, Adrian de Kock.

Popular articles
New HIV drug with fewer side effects introduced by Health Department

New HIV drug with fewer side effects introduced by Health Department

Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism deputy editor Laura Lopez Gonzalez explains the benefits of the new pill.

[WATCH] 'I didn't poop, I peed,' kid excited that he went potty successfully

[WATCH] 'I didn't poop, I peed,' kid excited that he went potty successfully

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Africa gets a common currency – the 'eco' – to be used by 385 million people

Africa gets a common currency – the 'eco' – to be used by 385 million people

How realistic is the 'eco'? The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Ronak Gopaldas, Africa Analyst at Signal Risk.

Gift of the Givers' Dr Imtiaz Sooliman – angel amongst men – talks about money

Gift of the Givers' Dr Imtiaz Sooliman – angel amongst men – talks about money

"I have no desire for clothes. I have no desire for holidays. I have no desire for outings. All I see is the suffering of people…"

SIU report: Corrupt and fraudulent dealings worth R1.2 billion in Gauteng health

SIU report: Corrupt and fraudulent dealings worth R1.2 billion in Gauteng health

The report reveals that former Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa and 11 others are involved in the irregular expenditure.