Agrizzi Fights for His Life Amid South African Graft Commission

Whistleblower Angelo Agrizzi has spoken to Daily Maverick's Melinda Ferguson after he was admitted to a private hospital in northern Johannesburg. The former Bosasa boss spoke of his failing health and how he believes two attempts were made on his life after he was denied bail in October. Meanwhile, the Zondo Commission of Inquiry - where Agrizzi's testimony revealed state capture details that implicated high ranking government officials - saw former South African Airways chairperson Dudu Myeni reveal the name of a witness that chairperson Raymond Zondo had ordered must be withheld. Zondo ordered that the witness, who testified in-camera, be referred to as Mr. X to protect his safety. He explained the order to Myeni before she mentioned Mr. X's name multiple times. Most recently, opposition party the Democratic Alliance called on Minister of Health, Dr. Zweli Mkhize, to testify to allegations that during his tenure as former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), he facilitated payments to the ANC from a beneficiary of the U.S.24.2 million (R3.5 billion) PRASA contract where trains unsuitable for South Africa's railways were purchased.


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