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Zondo Commission – week 13 overview
After a month-long break, the Zondo Commission into allegations of state capture resumed on 12 November, and immediately gave South Africans much to think about. From former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan detailing the interference of former president Jacob Zuma in leadership issues in SOEs, to former GCIS head Mzwanele Manyi pointing fingers at his successor Phumla Williams, it was an interesting first week back.
After a month-long break, the Zondo Commission into allegations of state capture resumed on 12 November, and immediately gave South Africans much to think about. From former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan detailing the interference of former president Jacob Zuma in leadership issues in SOEs, to former GCIS head Mzwanele Manyi pointing fingers at his successor Phumla Williams, it was an interesting first week back.
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What do we know about the NDPP candidates?
The process of interviewing candidates for the position of national director of public prosecutions is under way. What do we know about the illustrious bunch of interviewees? Investigative journalist Mandy Wiener has compiled a short background on each of them.
The process of interviewing candidates for the position of national director of public prosecutions is under way. What do we know about the illustrious bunch of interviewees? Investigative journalist Mandy Wiener has compiled a short background on each of them.
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NDPP interviews begin today, are open to media
The North Gauteng High Court yesterday ruled that media coverage of the interviews of the 12 shortlisted candidates for the post of national director of public prosecutions must be allowed. President Cyril Ramaphosa had opposed the application, brought urgently by the Right2Know Campaign. The interviews begin today, 14 November.

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Zondo Commission – week 13 overview

It was a very insightful first week back for the commission of inquiry into state capture, when it resumed its public hearings on Monday after a month-long break. Between the testimonies of former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan and former government spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi, South Africans were given a lot to think about. Hogan did Read more >

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Gordhan shows way forward for cleaner public corporations

By David Lewis First published in Business Day Pravin Gordhan’s recent presentation to the parliamentary portfolio committee on public enterprises does indeed portend a “new dawn” for state-owned enterprises (SOEs). These massive corporations, many of which are producing critical basic goods for the country’s public and industry, have been front and centre of the plunder Read more >

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