AS IT HAPPENED: 'Jury is out' on whether Zuma is corrupt - SACC bishop

2017-05-18 11:35

Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana, in his closing statements at the SACC's presentation of the 'Unburdening Panel' findings on the issue of state capture, has said that the jury is out on whether or not President Jacob Zuma is corrupt.


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18 May 13:43

Bishop Mpumlwana: "The jury is out..." on whether or not the president is corrupt. 

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Bishop Mpumlwana responds to a question on serial offenders: "There indeed are serial offenders..." but doesn't elaborate on repercussions. 

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Bishop Mpumlwana on integrity of cabinet: "It is unfortunate that there are revelations of cabinet ministers who are known to have done wrong... We wouldn't say they must resign, we were giving you what we saw. We will discuss at the conference how to act." 

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Bishop Mpumlwana responds to a question: "Law enforcement... we are not charging anyone. We are not focused on individuals, we are focused on the environment in the context in which our people live... who the government are accountable to..." 

"We have no desire to go and charge Dr Bam for her wrongdoing in this instance." 

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Bishop Mpumlwana responds to questions from the media, after his presentation has concluded. 

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Bishop Mpumlwana concludes: "We pray and hope that no one must shut their mouth... the 'Unburdening Panel' remains open..." to continue healing from '94 transition. 

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Bishop Mpumlwana: "The present government has lost moral legitimacy... does the conduct of the government render it to have violated its constitutional mandate? That is for the lawyers to decide, perhaps."  

"Remember what Mandela said about transparent and accountable government. The government must be loyal to the constitution, loyal to the republic, and loyal to the people." 

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Bishop Mpumlwana mentions the nuclear deal, how it came about, and speaks about the events leading up to it, and surrounding it. 

"Minister Nene brings up the unfeasibility of nuclear power... another minister speaks of how it could work, that proposal is accepted and Nene loses his job the same day." 

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Bishop Mpumlwana: "Gigaba made Sharma board chairman and announced a R50bn locomotive tender. Then Rajesh Gupta and Duduzane Zuma get a stake in VR Laser." 

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Bishop Mpumlwana: "2015 was a busy year... Nene was fired hours after briefed Cabinet on affordability of nuclear power. Then Des van Rooyen was appointed." 

SACC approached Zuma. 

18 May 12:41

Bishop Mpumlwana speaks about the modus operandi of state capture. Says it starts with shifting ministers, making changes to the boards of state-owned enterprises, "capturing" departments. Mentions the appointment of Mosebenzi Zwane, and Lynne Brown. 

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Bishop Mpumlwana: "People would say, 'If the story is told, THEY will know that it came from me, and my life and that of my family would be in danger'..." 

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Bishop Mpumlwana mentions people, politicians, and their "smallanyana skeletons"... 

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Bishop Mpumlwana: "Information was gathered by lawyers to ensure information was gathered legally, for church to be used as advocacy and tell SA what they know." 

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