State Capture

MJC discusses the current sociopolitical context of SA

As political analysts continue to dissect the current socio-political context within South Africa, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) today provided clarity on the body’s stance with regard to the state capture report and the #FeesMustFall protests. Speaking to VOC News, Moulana Abdul Khaliq Allie explained that while the MJC has[…]

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‘State capture’ report delivered to Public Protector

National Assembly secretary Masibulele Xaso personally delivered the “state capture” report to the public protector’s office on Monday. Xaso hand-delivered the report in Pretoria, where the new Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, took over from Thuli Madonsela. Xaso said he received confirmation that it had been received. “Due to the time[…]

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DA to join court action to protect state capture report

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane on Sunday announced the party would get involved in court action to ensure the public protector’s report on alleged ‘state capture’ is released. “The DA has taken the decision to become an intervening party in the matter to be heard before the North Gauteng High[…]

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Cellphones records place Van Rooyen at Gupta home

The fact that Cabinet minister Des van Rooyen may have more to hide could have an influence on his attempt to block the release of outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report into “state capture”. According to a BBC report, secret cellphone records place Van Rooyen at the Gupta home the[…]

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‘State capture’ interdict bid will be heard in November

President Jacob Zuma and Local Government Minister Des Van Rooyen’s applications to interdict the Public Protector’s “state capture” report will be heard on November 1. This meant that Thuli Madonsela would not release the interim report on Friday. She would, however, still brief the media about her other reports. Van[…]

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Madonsela heads to court on her last day as PP

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will release her last batch of reports on her last day in the job in Pretoria on Friday afternoon. She had also been expected to release a preliminary report on her investigation into state capture‚ but it is unsure if she will as President Jacob Zuma[…]

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