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Former state security minister Bongani Bongo claimed on Friday that a faction within the ANC was behind his prosecution because it believed he had access to files containing the names of “spies”.

He made the claim outside the Western Cape High Court after judge president John Hlophe granted his discharge application on a charge of corruption and found him not guilty of allegedly attempting to bribe Eskom inquiry evidence leader Ntuthuzelo Vanara. He and a crowd of ANC MPs — including former finance minister Malusi Gigaba — sang Mshiniwam — the unofficial war cry of the Jacob Zuma-aligned radical economic transformation (RET) faction — as they left the courtroom. ..

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