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The Zondo commission of evasion

Obfuscation, non sequiturs, outright lies, senseless babble, curry breaks — and we’re paying for it all

Gupta-linked Bobat was hired on merit, Van Rooyen tells Zondo commission

Former finance minister Des van Rooyan said he did not have Mohamed Bobat’s CV when he appointed him as a special adviser

Paddy Harper: I’d rather staypozi with Cyril

Imagine if Zupta the Maniacal Giggler was president. Or Mbeki the Myopic. Beyond imagination would be Donald the Deadly

Zuma at the state capture inquiry: How he got here

How Nene’s removal triggered the state capture avalanche, culminating in Zuma’s Monday appearance.

Ace’s bizarre statements reveal a sinister game plan

That ANC secretary general's statement on the Reserve Bank this week sent shivers down the country’s spine

Zondo grants Van Rooyen leave to cross-examine Fuzile

During his testimony in 2018, former treasury director general said Van Rooyen arrived at treasury with a "pre-appointed adviser" in Mohamed Bobat

NeneGate: The financial cost of political uncertainty

According to national treasury economist Catherine MacLeod, the axing of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister had long-lasting effects on the economy

Van Rooyen applies to cross-examine Fuzile

Van Rooyen has also indicated his interest in testifying before the commission

Des van Rooyen joins Zuma in applying for interdict against public protector’s report

Public protector Thuli Madonsela's report was due to be released on Friday, but this seems unlikely.

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