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LETTER: Argument over ‘plot’ against Zuma is fallacious

Decision to prosecute was that of acting prosecutions boss Mokotedi Mpshe, not former chief Bulelani Ngcuka and Scorpions head Leonard McCarthy 22 May 2019 – 05:04 By Paul Hoffman in Business Day Mokotedi Mpshe, former acting director of public prosecutions. Picture: SOWETAN It is fallacious to argue that former national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) […]

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Corruption is not just a scourge, it is a crime too

Professor Pierre de Vos has suggested that Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy president under Jacob Zuma and now president since February 2018 as well as possibly president for another 10 years, will be too constrained by the politics of patronage and factionalism within the ANC to do anything useful about countering corruption in SA. This rather dismaying […]

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LETTER: New parliament must be cleansed of crooks

SA must not enter its next political phase with corrupt officials 06 May 2019 – 05:05 (BusinessDay) South African parliament. Picture: GCIS The voters of SA — those of them who turn up on Wednesday — have the opportunity to assist in the post-Zuma cleansing process that all right-thinking people accept is essential if constitutional […]

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LETTER: Jacob Zuma gets some of his own medicine

The former president defamed Billy Downer dreadfully in an affidavit filed in his filibustering application for a permanent stay of his prosecution 15 April 2019 – 05:04 (Business Day) Jacob Zuma. Picture: SUPPLIED Karyn Maughan reports that prosecutor Billy Downer, SC, is fighting back against Jacob Zuma by invoking the newly minted evidential principle that […]

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