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Africa South African minister says $10 million given to ex-FIFA official not a bribe

The denial comes one day after FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced he is stepping down from his post.

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South Africa's sports minister "categorically" denied on Wednesday that the $10 million paid to former FIFA official Jack Warner in 2008 was a bribe for his help in securing the World Cup.