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ANALYSIS | A lot of words, Mr President, but what exactly do ...


ANALYSIS | A lot of words, Mr President, but what exactly do they mean?

Ramaphosa speaks in riddles during state capture commission, leaving several crucial questions up in the air

Political journalist

The state capture inquiry hot seat is not for the fainthearted, and it is little wonder some have run away from it.

It is for this reason that many will commend President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to subject himself to grilling for four days, two of those this week.

Even the commission’s chair, acting judge president Raymond Zondo, praised Ramaphosa on Thursday, saying: “I don’t remember that a sitting head of state in our country has submitted himself to a commission and effectively said: ‘Ask me whatever questions you want about these matters and I will do my best to answer.’ I think that is important.”..

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