ANC backs Hawks, SIU, even as they nab party backers


ANC backs Hawks, SIU, even as they nab party backers

Party wants to tackle the matter of the ‘politically exposed’ doing business with the state

Parliamentary editor

Despite one of its admitted backers - and party and government figures - being arrested in a coordinated Hawks and NPA Investigative Directorate raid, the ANC has come out and backed law enforcement agencies for their work in clamping down on fraud and corruption.

Speaking on Monday evening, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said the law enforcement agencies’ work was “commendable”, as he endorsed their efforts.

He was speaking after a two-day meeting of the the ANC’s powerful national executive committee  on Friday and Monday. Ramaphosa was briefing the media on the outcomes of the lekgotla of the NEC, the party’s highest decision-making body in between national conferences...

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