ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule was granted bail of R200 000 by the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court today. Magashule appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on charges of corruption, fraud, and money laundering related to an R255 million Free State asbestos audit project tender. The State did not oppose bail and asked Magashule to hand over his passport, which he has, and he was warned not to interfere with State witnesses. Magashule’s next appearance will be on February 19, 2021, where he will appear with his other co-accused, including businessman Edwin Sodi