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Minister Nxesi welcomes ruling on R5-billion UIF Thuja Capital Jobs Scheme Agreement [SOUND]

# Employment and Labour minister, Thulas Nxesi has welcomed the decision by the High Court in Pretoria to nullify a five-billion-rand UIF jobs scheme contract with Thuja Capital, ruling it invalid. The court further prohibits CEO Mthunzi Mdwaba from publicly accusing Nxesi of corruption regarding a purported 500-million-rand bribe and to cover the minister’s legal costs. Advisor to the minster, Lumko Mtimde, confirmed Nxesi’s intentions to pursue defamation charges against Mdwaba: