Veil lifted at last on secret politics money

24 January 2021 - 00:00 By MAWANDE AMASHABALALA and APHIWE DEKLERK

Voters will finally know who funds the political parties that contest elections, more than a year after President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Political Party Funding Act.

Under the new law political parties will be obliged to reveal the identity of a donor who gives R100,000 or more a year. Parties can receive a maximum of R15m a year from a single donor...

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