President Cyril Ramaphosa has again distanced himself from controversial facilities management group Bosasa, saying on Monday he had not received any donations from the firm. The company has secured multi-million rand tenders with the government in recent years. In 2017, it changed its name to African Global Operations. The company has also been linked to Ramaphosa’s son, Andile Ramaphosa. However, in a recent response to DA leader Mmusi Maimane, the company said it did not have a contract with the president’s son. Maimane had filed a Promotion of Access to Information Act request to the firm, after Ramaphosa intially suggested that there was a contract during a question and answer session in parliament, before issuing a statement a few days later to clarify that the contract was not with his son, but was a R500,000 donation to his campaign for the ANC presidency. In a written reply to a question from EFF deputy leader Floyd Shivambu which was public on Monday, Ramaphosa said: “I ha...

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