State Capture

Pres Ramaphosa testifies at State Capture commission

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa says the issue of state capture has been a matter of great political contestation for several years within the governing party. Ramaphosa has begun testifying before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. His much anticipated two-part appearance is due to focus on – among others[…]

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US sanctions the Guptas, but why now?

A few hours after it was announced that the US Treasury had implemented sanctions against the controversial Gupta family and associate Salim Essa, US Secretary Michael Pompeo tweeted that the action made it clear those involved in corruption would face consequences. A statement issued on Thursday, said the US Department[…]

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Tiso Blackstar Group investigates Munusamy

The Tiso Blackstar Group says it has started investigations into allegations against associate editor, Ranjeni Munusamy, who has been placed on special leave immediately after she was informed of allegations against her at the State Capture Commission of Inquiry. Hawks officer Kobus Roelefse has alleged at the Commission in Parktown, Johannesburg,[…]

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SACP pokes holes in Zuma’s testimony at state capture inquiry

The ANC’s own alliance partner, the SACP, has called into question former president Jacob Zuma’s testimony this week at the Zondo commission into state capture. SACP spokesperson Alex Mashilo said there might be serious legal implications for Zuma’s testimony over spy allegations within the ANC. “Regarding the old era allegations[…]

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Zuma at state capture inquiry: Will he out more people?

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear for a second day at the commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday and is likely to “out” more people. On Monday, Zuma, who had been implicated by several witnesses at the commission, told commission head Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo[…]

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It’s Z-Day at state capture inquiry for Jacob Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture on Monday, with the City of Johannesburg’s metro police at the ready for the crowds of supporters and detractors who usually show up. “The JMPD’s role … is to monitor the[…]

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State capture will continue if there are no consequences: Patel

Trade, Industry and Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says corruption and capture of State institutions will not be rooted out if there are no consequences for the perpetrators. Patel was responding to questions from members of the Trade and Industry Committee in Parliament on the impact of corruption and state capture on[…]

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