State capture report shows a President gone rogue - Judith February

Analysts have hailed the release of the state capture report as evidence of an objective and transparent judiciary in South Africa.

The State of Capture Report, compiled by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was released yesterday afternoon after the Pretoria High Court instructed that it be released by 5pm.

This after President Jacob Zuma abandoned his court bid to prevent the report from entering the public domain.

702's John Robbie spoke to senior analyst at the Institute for Security Studies, Judith February, regarding her analysis.

It was a good for democracy. It showed that our courts working in an open and transparent way and let's not forget the role of the media and investigative journalists.

Judith Febraury, Institute for Security Studies

In the 355-page report, Madonsela states Zuma failed to investigate claims of a R600 000 cash offer to deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas from the Guptas, reports of state capture by former government spokesperson Themba Maseko and former member of parliament Vytjie Mentor.

Listen to the interview below:

If it were any other country, the President would be writing his resignation letter but this is no country for resignations.

Judith February, Institute of Security Studies

While opposition parties hope that this is the last straw in a string of political scandals under the Zuma administration, it remains a mystery how the ANC will address the matter.

Read More
Yacoob says legal battle over release of state capture report was wasteful

Yacoob says legal battle over release of state capture report was wasteful

The State of Capture Report was released on Wednesday after a court ordered that it be published.

'State capture commission is going to be in a very powerful position'

'State capture commission is going to be in a very powerful position'

Constitutional law expert Phephelaphi Dube analyses the approach that was followed leading to the release of the State Capture report, and what happens next.

Opposition parties table fresh vote of no confidence in No1 after report release

Opposition parties table fresh vote of no confidence in No1 after report release

UDM's Bantu Holomisa and DA's Mmusi Maimane say they'll will debate a fresh motion of no confidence in President Zuma next week.

355 pages of State Capture? Ain't nobody got time for that! Let’s unpack…

355 pages of State Capture? Ain't nobody got time for that! Let’s unpack…

"The key takeout is that Jacob Zuma failed to act. He therefore may have broken the Prevention of Corruption Act..."

Themba Maseko supports recommended judicial inquiry into state capture

Themba Maseko supports recommended judicial inquiry into state capture

Maseko made submission about state capture to ANC earlier this year, in favour of Public Protector's proposed remedial action.

Why today’s marches in Pretoria (and court proceedings!) may be a turning point

Why today’s marches in Pretoria (and court proceedings!) may be a turning point

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Nic Borain, Consultant at BNP Paribas Securities South Africa.

Listeners and Twitter skeptics suggest #ThingsThatCouldHappenBefore5

Listeners and Twitter skeptics suggest #ThingsThatCouldHappenBefore5

Azania Mosaka asked listeners to share things that could happen before the state capture report release and Tweeps responded.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

Popular articles
Money makes the world go 'round (but sex makes it spin!)

Money makes the world go 'round (but sex makes it spin!)

Bruce Whitfield interviews "Dr Eve" Wasserman about her attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc).

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Got a spare R200 or R300 a month? Here’s how to make that money work hard and grow…

How Naspers paid peanuts for Tencent (China’s most valuable company)

How Naspers paid peanuts for Tencent (China’s most valuable company)

In 2001 Naspers invested $32 million in (then tiny) Tencent. Learn more about the wildly profitable Chinese behemoth...

Once homeless CEO Frank Magwegwe opens up about his money hopes and fears

Once homeless CEO Frank Magwegwe opens up about his money hopes and fears

What does the wealthy executive who once lived on streets, selling fruit, believe about money?

How to make your first million

How to make your first million

Warren Ingram discusses his new book in which he shares practical ways for ordinary people to achieve financial freedom.

What does Phuti Mahanyele (Forbes Businesswoman of 2014) hope for... and fear?

What does Phuti Mahanyele (Forbes Businesswoman of 2014) hope for... and fear?

Each week Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money. Enter the powerful Phuti Mahanyele...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?