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'There are signs that Ramaphosa's long game is paying off for him'

29 April 2019 8:09 AM
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President Cyril Ramaphosa
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News 24 specialist reporter, Mandy Wiener says she believes the commissions set up by the president are paying off.

With various commissions of inquiry set up by President Cyril Ramaphosa running concurrently, News 24 specialist reporter, Mandy Wiener says she believes that Ramaphosa's long game is paying off.

Read: Do we need yet another Commission of Inquiry?

She speaks to 702's Bongani Bingwa to elaborate further.

There is a criticism of President Cyril Ramaphosa that he is taking far too long to get everything done and he is conflict averse.

Mandy Wiener, Specialist reporter - News24

But what I have written is that there are signs that Ramaphosa's long game is paying off for him. As a result, I look at the inquiries in the past few months.

Mandy Wiener, Specialist reporter - News24

What we have seen is that Ramaphosa makes the appointments of these inquiries. Then, six to eight months later, results come in and those implicated are removed from their positions, she explains.

So the end game does seem to be working for him there. What we are also seeing is the evidence that came out of the Zondo Commission, and some results trickling in.

Mandy Wiener, Specialist reporter - News24

I would like to see is this director who is with the National Prosecuting Authority who is supposed to be dealing with state capture investigation, to be up and running. The problem here is that we are waiting for a director to be appointed.

Mandy Wiener, Specialist reporter - News24

She says the inquiries are working to some extent, but the country is desperate for action.

What we see now is that there is a new wave of leadership coming in at the Hawks, at crime intelligence, at the NPA and they need to shake off that reputation of having been captured and used for political gain.

Mandy Wiener, Specialist reporter - News24

We need to see evidence stand up in a court of law and for those prosecutions to be successfully resulting in convictions. That is going to be the only way that we are going to see any rebuilding of credibility.

Mandy Wiener, Specialist reporter - News24

Listen below to the full interview:


29 April 2019 8:09 AM
Tags:
President Cyril Ramaphosa
Nugent Commission of Inquiry
Zondo commission of inquiry into State Capture
Mkgoro commission
commissions of inquiries

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