South African Govt's 'Half Baked' State Capture Probe Slammed
The State of Capture Report was first released by former public protector Thuli Madonsela in which she mentioned the influence of the Gupta family, personal friends of President Jacob Zuma, on key government appointments and the acquiring of key tenders.The report was opposed by the president and the ruling African National Congress, saying it was an attack on the party. Since then #GuptaEmails have emerged which reveals more damning evidence of the extent of the Gupta influence. Opposition parties and civil society have demanded an investigation into the extent to which the state has been captured.
News24Wire, 20 June 2017
The Democratic Alliance has slammed Parliament's directive that four portfolio committees quiz their respective ministers over alleged links to state capture in the #GuptaEmails. Read more »
Top: Title image of former public protector Thuli Madonsela's "state capture" report. Bottom-left: Atul Gupta and President Jacob Zuma. Bottom-right: Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
DA, 20 June 2017
The DA is angered by the 19 June announcement by Parliament that a select number of parliamentary committees have been directed to "urgently probe" allegations of state capture and… Read more »
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said that President Jacob Zuma's court bid to to set aside a report that probed alleged "state capture" by his friends, the Gupta family, ... Read more »
The Presidency has said that former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela should refrain from commenting further on the State Capture Report, which probed alleged links between ... Read more »