Former SA Airways chair Dudu Myeni received R300,000 a month from Bosasa, allegedly for the Jacob Zuma Foundation, the company’s former COO Angelo Agrizzi told the state capture commission on Monday. “Gavin Watson would tell us that he is paying her R300,000 a month and he always said he hopes she is giving it to [Jacob] Zuma. The payment was for the foundation apparently, the Jacob Zuma Foundation,” Agrizzi said. Myeni, an ally of the former president, is the chair of his foundation. Agrizzi said the money for Myeni was always paid in cash, and he knew this because he would have to arrange to “pack the money”. He was also present on a few occassions when Watson himself delivered the money to Myeni, he said. This is the eighth day that Agrizzi is testifying at the commission. Agrizzi, who was Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson’s right-hand man at the company, has been testifying about corruption and bribes relating to the firm’s contracts with the government. He told the commission on Monday a...

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