Friday, October 23, 2020

South Africa: Sizani guilty of fraud, money laundering

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Portia “Pankie” Sizani, the wife of former ANC Chief Whip and SA’s ambassador to Germany, Stone Sizani, has been found guilty on 15 counts of fraud and nine counts of money laundering in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court. Sizani, a former Early Childhood Development district co-ordinator for the Eastern Cape education department, siphoned off more than R1.2m after she created “ghost teachers” and pocketed their salaries between 2009 and 2010.

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