EDITORIAL | As frustrating as the pace may be, let’s celebrate victories against graft
South Africans are beyond tired of it and the time it takes to bring people to book, but must not become complacent
The wheels of justice for South African entities and sticky-fingered officials who are haemorrhaging millions seem to be as derailed as our embattled railway system.
This much is evident after it emerged on Tuesday that the state paid R3.3m to suspended public works and infrastructure director-general Sam Vukela to lounge around in the comfort of his home for the past 18 months.
Vukela was placed on precautionary suspension by public works and infrastructure minister Patricia de Lille in July 2020, pending the finalisation of disciplinary proceedings against him...