Mthethwa promises action in Robben Island spat

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FILE: Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the spat between former prisoners and the Robben Island Museum will be resolved.

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa arrives at Marikana Police Station on August13, 2013. He is in the area to visit the family of a NUM shop steward who was killed in Marikana.

CAPE TOWN - Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the spat between former prisoners and the Robben Island Museum is on his radar.

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The Ex-Political Prisoners Association has presented the ministry with a host of allegations against the museum's managers and board.

They include nepotism, corruption and governance problems.

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The museum's presented counter-allegations against the association.