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EDITORIAL | With a rap sheet like Myeni’s, she should hide her ...


EDITORIAL | With a rap sheet like Myeni’s, she should hide her head in shame

Dudu Myeni’s objection to having her photo taken at court is new low in a long list for the former SAA chair


Former SAA board chair Dudu Myeni is no stranger to delinquent behaviour. She is collecting criminal charges almost as swiftly as she is alleged to have collected a Louis Vuitton handbag, stuffed with R300,000 in cash, from her friends at Bosasa. Her respect for the law is negligible. Yesterday, she stooped to another low when she tried to bully a TimesLIVE/Sunday Times photographer, simply for doing his job.

Her most recent court appearance was on a charge of defeating and obstructing the proper administration of justice. This after she purposely unmasked the identity of a whistle-blower who was fearing for his life. The witness, known as “Mr X”, was giving damning evidence before the state capture inquiry against Myeni, who allegedly siphoned money from a water company she chaired.

Chief justice Raymond Zondo, in one of the instalments of his state capture reports, recommended the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) consider charging Myeni with fraud and corruption. Fraud for her mismanagement of SAA; corruption based on the evidence of “Mr X” about her alleged involvement “in the scheme to secure millions of rand for the personal benefit of Ms Myeni and the Jacob Zuma Foundation”. ..

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