Long wait for Motsepe money

Businessman Patrice Motsepe and his wife Precious promised R500 000 to uplift the community of Khayelitsha. Photo by Nombulelo Damba.

In June 2013, mining magnate and billionaire Patrice Motsepe told hundreds of Khayelitsha residents gathered at OR Tambo Hall that he would donate R500,000 from his family trust to help develop Khayelitsha and get rid of poverty. He said the money had to be used within 12 months.