‘Seasoned politician and lawmaker’: Joemat-Pettersson embroiled in controversy days before death | News24

'Seasoned politician and lawmaker': Joemat-Pettersson embroiled in controversy days before death | News24

'Seasoned politician and lawmaker': Joemat-Pettersson embroiled in controversy days before death | News24

As Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat-Pettersson delivers her department's budget vote in Parliament.

As Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat-Pettersson delivers her department’s budget vote in Parliament.

PHOTO: Denvor de Wee/Gallo Images/Netwerk24

Former energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, who died on Monday, faced allegations of extortion – with the National Assembly announcing on the day she died that the allegations would be investigated.

Two weeks ago, reports surfaced that Joemat-Pettersson had allegedly asked for a bribe from David Skosana, the husband of suspended Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to make the Section 194 inquiry investigating Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office go away.

Joemat-Pettersson served as a member of the committee.

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Source: https://www.news24.com/news24/politics/tina-joemat-pettersson-embroiled-in-controversy-at-time-of-her-death-20230606

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