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Minister Thandi Modise to review the request for legal assistance by Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula [SOUND]

# Defence and Military Veterans minister Thandi Modise is reviewing a request from her predecessor and former National Assembly Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula for legal assistance in a corruption case. The ministry revealed the South African National Defence Force Head of Legal Service Eric Mnisi handled the request without proper approval. Mapisa-Nqakula stands accused of soliciting over two-million-rand in bribes during her tenure as Defence minister. Ministry spokesperson Amos Phago says Modise has initiated an investigation into the matter to protect public funds:

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