The ANC caucus has accepted the written correction that President Cyril Ramaphosa made last week to his reply to a question in the National Assembly about his and his family's dealings with controversial security company Bosasa. The correction — made in a letter to national assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete — divulged that Bosasa's (now known as African Global Operations) CEO Gavin Watson had donated R500,000 to Ramaphosa’s campaign to become president of the ANC. Bosasa has been implicated in a number allegedly corrupt prison contracts. ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu said at a media briefing on Thursday that the caucus accepted Ramaphosa’s correction and applauded the “honesty and sincerity” with which he had handled the matter, and that that showed good leadership. The caucus accepted that Ramaphosa had not “intentionally and wilfully” mislead the national assembly and therefore his actions were not unparliamentary. He said no political party that had criticised the president for givi...

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