AngloGold Ashanti has come out in defence of its chair, Maria Ramos, who has been accused by Absa non-executive director Sipho Pityana of improperly influencing the banking regulator to block his appointment as chair of the Absa board.

AngloGold also said it had complete confidence in a report it conducted in 2020 into allegations that Pityana sexually harassed a senior member of staff when he was chair of the company...

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