Veteran artist Arthur Mafokate has come out to respond to allegations and misinformation claiming he collected R10 million regarding NAC PESP funding.
This comes after the National Arts Council (NAC) board said last week that it has instituted an investigation into discrepancies in the approval of PESP funding applications for artists
Recently, it was reported that companies directly and indirectly linked to Arthur had allegedly received funding from the NAC.
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Arthur labelled the allegations “malicious and unfounded”.
Arthur said he heeded a call by the NAC for applications from individuals and companies/organisations to propose projects that would create employment within the creative sector.
In response to the continuing allegations which are malicious and unfounded as made because of misinformation, I would like to make the following statement
See tweet below