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Pandor: Ramaphosa should consider recalling Koloane as ambassador to Netherlands

Pressure is mounting for President Cyril Ramaphosa to act against Bruce Koloane after shocking revelations at the Zondo Commission.

A screengrab of the former head of state protocol Bruce Koloane appearing at the Zondo Commission on 9 July 2019.

JOHANNESBURG - International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor said that President Cyril Ramaphosa should consider recalling Bruce Koloane as ambassador to the Netherlands.

The pressure is mounting for Ramaphosa to act against Koloane after shocking revelations at the Zondo Commission.

When presented with evidence this week, he confessed he pushed for the illegal Gupta plane landing at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in 2013.

The aircraft was carrying about 200 guests who were invited to attend the controversial family's lavish wedding at Sun City.

Pandor spoke on the Eusebius McKaiser Show on Friday morning.

She said she plans to meet with Ramaphosa to discuss Koloane's deployment.

“It would be good in South Africa if we developed the practice of when we’ve errored in that way that has brought our country into disrepute and ourselves as individuals, that we actually stand up and stand aside.”

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