UN body scorns SA law professor's claims of Swazi project millions

14 July 2019 - 01:16 By ANTON FERREIRA

The UN and Canadian company Bombardier have rubbished two of the boasts Pretoria law professor Frans Whelpton is making to try to recruit business partners for Swazi projects worth billions of dollars.

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has denied a claim by the former Unisa academic that it paid him at least $40m to record the customary law of eSwatini, and Bombardier - which makes aircraft and trains - said a supposed donation of £260m (R4.5bn today) for "social upliftment" in the kingdom was a figment of his imagination...

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