Sisulu appoints Menzi Simelane and Mo Shaik as special advisers

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This was revealed in Sisulu's response to a parliamentary question by DA MP Emma Louise Powell.

Simelane's appointment by former president Jacob Zuma was found to have been invalid by the Constitutional Court which also questioned his "conscientiousness, integrity, and credibility" in its judgment. Sisulu also appointed him as a special adviser in 2013 when she was minister of public service and administration.

READ | Shaik: Ex-state security minister's bid to stop SSA probe of Guptas 'was illegal'Shaik recently testified at the Zondo commission into state capture that while he was still at the State Security Agency (SSA), former minister Siyabonga Cwele ordered that they drop an investigation into the Guptas in 2011.

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