Former Dirco minister testifies about Koloane appointment

Former Dirco Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has testified about Bruce Koloane's appointment as ambassador. 

JOHANNESBURG - Maite Nkoane-Mashabane says she had no clue about the Gupta family landing at the Waterkloof Air Force Base.

The former International Relations minister is testifying at the state capture inquiry about how the man blamed for the landing, Bruce Koloane, was later appointed an ambassador.

READ: State Capture Inquiry: I'm not here to lie, says Koloane

The infamous landing in 2013 put the spotlight on president Jacob Zuma's relationship with the Guptas and the abuse of state resources to benefit his friends.

Koloane was suspended as Head of Protocol in 2013 and subject to a disciplinary process.

READ: Waterkloof scandal: Koloane 'ashamed' of implicating Zuma

In mid-2014, Nkoane-Mashabane nominated Koloane as an ambassador.

Now, some of the evidence related to Koloane's sanction appears to be missing.

The Zondo Commission's attempts to find two pages of this have failed.

Former International Relations Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has testified at the state capture inquiry.

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