From Socks to a BMW - South African Officials Come Clean on Gifts

The release of the 2018 edition of the Register of Members' Interests has revealed what kinds of gifts Members of Parliament received which include a 2017 BMW X5 donated to ANC MP Fikile Majola by the trade union Nehawu worth U.S.$61,300, a bull worth $U.S.5,600 given to Mcebisi Skwatsha, deputy minister of rural development and land reform, by Hershell Independent Consultants and Cuban cigars given to Economic Freedom Fighters chief whip Floyd Shivambu by the Cuban Ministry of Trade.


  • South Africa: Register of Members' Interests 2018

    Government of South Africa [Govt of SA] (Pretoria)
    Publication Date:
    18 April 2019

    Most of the gifts declared are liquor, chocolates and other snacks, and books. These mostly went to ministers or deputy ministers, and were generally ... see more »

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