Former Free State human settlement MEC Mosebenzi Zwane, who also previously served as minister of mineral resources, appearing at the state capture commission of inquiry on Monday over his role in a controversial R1bn housing project the province ran during the 2010/11 financial year, denied allegations that he instructed officials to abandon the open tender process. Zwane conceded though that more than 300 contractors expressed interest in the housing project, but only 100 were allowed to bid