Correction: April 23 2019 In a previous version of this article, we quoted from a report by My Vote Counts (MVC), which implicated Afrirent as a donor to the EFF. What we failed to explain was that MVC based its allegation on an investigative report by amaBunghane, in which Afrirent is said to have paid monies to Mahuna, an EFF “front company”. Afrirent has since denied funding any political party in SA. We apologise for not giving the proper context to the allegation and, as the alleged payment is the subject of a dispute, we have removed it from the article. SA’s political parties have been receiving donations in the form of money, goods and services for years from the likes of banks, corporations, individuals, foreign entities, governments and political parties, and state-owned enterprises. My Vote Counts (MVC), a nonprofit organisation, has released a report that is a compilation of information on private funding of political parties through donations and other financial transfe...

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