Mkhize backs Political Party Funding Act in present form

06 December 2020 - 00:02 By AMANDA KHOZA

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has backed the Political Party Funding Act in its current form, saying the legislation is necessary to protect democracy from those who want to influence policy through funding.

In an interview this week, the former ANC treasurer-general said transparency in the funding of political parties is crucial to insulate party policy decisions from allegations of outside influence...

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