‘It’s all lies! I’m a scapegoat!’ declares Dudu Myeni at court ...

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‘It’s all lies! I’m a scapegoat!’ declares Dudu Myeni at court grilling

Former SAA boss says she was victim of numerous factors that led to the failure of lucrative deals

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Former SA Airways (SAA) chairperson Dudu Myeni wants you to know she never did anything wrong. She was simply a scapegoat – targeted by mass media, lying colleagues and foreign powers, and having to handle calls from then president Jacob Zuma quizzing her about her performance.

This was the crux of her opening statements on Thursday at her delinquency trial, having been accused of thwarting major deals for the failing airline during her tenure.

Myeni is at the centre of an application by civil rights group Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) to declare her a delinquent director for allegedly losing billions for the airline...

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