EDITORIAL | SA can’t afford capture of state capture probe

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EDITORIAL | SA can’t afford capture of state capture probe

Good people’s careers have been destroyed by the greed of those who are clutching at every straw to survive

Editorial

Advocate Muzi Sikhakhane’s arguments before the state capture commission this week provide a good time to revisit what is at stake. 

Sikhakhane SC fought tooth and nail for his client, former president Jacob Zuma, arguing that inquiry chairperson deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo should recuse himself because he was biased and couldn’t keep an open mind.

“The first days of this commission we were listening to people [shouting] from rooftops, telling us that they were not corrupt. This commission lined them up in a way that is not intellectual,” charged Sikhakhane...

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