Kgalema Motlanthe appointed head of Nelson Mandela Foundation

File: Former president Kgalema Motlanthe sat down with eNCA’s political editor, Vuyo Mvoko, to look back at 2019.

File: Former president Kgalema Motlanthe sat down with eNCA’s political editor, Vuyo Mvoko, to look back at 2019.

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JOHANNESBURG - Former President Kgalema Motlanthe has been appointed to head the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

The foundation issued a statement confirming his appointment.

This follows two board meetings held this week to discuss a series of allegations levelled against CEO Sello Hatang and COO Limpho Monyamane.

READ: Investigation launched at Nelson Mandela Foundation

The allegations include, among others, abuse of power and procurement irregularities.

The two executives have requested a leave of absence while an investigation is being conducted.

Motlanthe will be assisted by two other trustees in his new interim position.

Former President Kgalema Motlanthe has been appointed to head the Nelson Mandela Foundation. This follows two board meetings held this week to discuss a series of allegations levelled against CEO Sello Hatang and COO Limpho Monyamane. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403 pic.twitter.com/ET4sbGywzw

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