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/ 19 November 2007

Land Bank says treasurer not suspended

The head of the Land Bank’s treasury, Makgale Gwangwa, has not been suspended from duty, the bank reiterated in a quarter-page advertisement on Monday. the Land Bank said it had become important to ”set the record straight” amid ongoing media speculation about the situation at the bank.

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/ 4 September 2007

FF+: Apartheid not to blame for Land Bank woes

Government incompetence and not apartheid is to blame for the Land Bank’s woes, says the Freedom Front Plus (FF+). ”Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs Lulama Xingwana’s accusation that the current problems of the Land Bank are the direct result of apartheid is a lame excuse,” FF+ agriculture and land affairs spokesperson Pieter Groenewald said on Tuesday.