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‘Zuma protected Muthambi’, state capture inquiry hears

JOHANNESBURG, September 3 – Acting government spokeswoman Phumla Williams says she believes that former president Jacob Zuma shielded ex-communications minister Faith Muthambi as she ”wreaked havoc” at the Government Communication and Information Systems (GCIS). She wrapped up her testimony on Monday before the state capture inquiry, detailing Muthambi’s reign of terror following her appointment as […]

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Shame corporates who colluded with state capture into paying back money – Gordhan

PARLIAMENT, August 15 – Parliament should lead a campaign to shame big firms who were collusive in the state capture scandal to pay back money siphoned off South Africa’s parastatals, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday. “Civil cases take a long time. What about moral suasion?” Gordhan asked during a briefing to Parliament’s […]

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State capture commission delay disappoints SANCO

JOHANNESBURG, July 26 – The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) says it is disappointed that the court had granted an order extending the period for the Judicial Commission on State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the Public Sector Commission. SANCO was reacting to reports that the Chairperson of the State Capture Commission of Inquiry Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo had obtained […]