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Impunity poisons political system - Thuli Madonsela

Just days before the anti-corruption march takes place the public protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, will be speaking at the Brick Court Conference in London about tackling corruption and the impact it has on economies.

This happens at a time when her office has been criticised from contract investigators who are threatening to leave the office over fixed-term contracts.

702's Stephen Grootes spoke to Madonsela about, among other things, impunity and its effect on the South African political system.

Listen to the conversation below:

It's not really about my office, it's about impunity - if you do wrong things and there are no consequences. Not only does the system lose because of what you took away. The entire system gets poisoned.

Advocate Thuli Madonsela, Public Protector of South Africa

When politics fail, administrative scrutiny, civic action and litigation become game-changers.

Advocate Thuli Madonsela, Public Protector of South Africa

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