The Star Newspaper reports that Limpopo businessman, Collen Mashawana has laid fraud charges against his business partners David Madisha and Themba Rikhotso.

Mashawana has been giving away houses to the poor in Limpopo

Mashawana has asked the Hawks to investgate the fraudulent transfer of funds from their jointly owned company, Mokgolokwane Civils CC.

Mokgolokwane has a tender with the Gauteng Department of Human settlements to construct 4000 houses.

Mashawana alleges that money was transferred from Mokgolokwane ‘s bank account to entities that have done no work for the company.


Companies that were paid include Purple Pink Construction, which is owned by Rikhotso’ s wife and son, which was paid over R2 Million.

Rikotso told the Star Newspaper that the payments represent a small amount less than 1% of Mokgolokwane’s monthly payments and some date back to 2018.

Madisha refused to talk the the newspaper and threatened The Star newspaper with legal action.

Please read the full story in today’s Star Newspaper – 15 June 2021.