The dignity of the commission has been held up by Zondo's personal approach to the process. Even the most reluctant witness could not gather the rudeness to withdraw, writes Ralph Mathekga.
An incredible end sprint saw Christie Mackenzie win her first Dusi Crown, while Andy Birkett fought illness to claim his ninth title.
A full Msundusi River and some courageous running saw the Dusi race favourites overshadowed as Sbonelo Khwela and Tamika Haw took stage one.
Late entries have started pouring into the Dusi Canoe Marathon office after heavy rainfall has pushed up the level of the Msundusi River.
Following his recent podium finish at the Drak Challenge recently, Siseko Ntondini is downplaying his chances of a Dusi Canoe Marathon podium finish.
The close on 1 000 paddlers entered for the Dusi Canoe Marathon from February 14-16 can look forward to good water for the three day canoeing classic.
With another huge year of paddling ahead of her, flat-water marathon star Jenna Ward makes the Dusi Canoe Marathon an early-season priority.
In the final weekend of 2019 Dusi Canoe Marathon qualifying races, some more title and podium contenders came to the fore.
Underberg-based Stew Little is right at the front of the young turks looking to edge onto the Dusi Canoe Marathon podium.
Andrew Houston makes return and is hoping that 2019 will be different when he takes on the three-day Dusi Canoe Marathon challenge.
Thulani Mbanjwa has opted to do some training on the river ahead of the 2019 Dusi Canoe Marathon.
The second and most challenging stage of the Dusi Canoe Marathon gave supporters clarity on the men's race with Andy Birkett coming to the fore.
Heavy rains in the build-up to the Dusi Canoe Marathon have left the Msundusi and the Mngeni Rivers running full in Durban.
It has been a different Dusi Canoe Marathon build-up for podium contender Sbonelo Khwela, however he believes that 2019 could be the year.
As the 2019 Dusi Canoe Marathon fast approaches, the number of international paddlers taking on the Pietermaritzburg to Durban classic has swelled to its largest ever.
The race for podium places at the Dusi Canoe Marathon got a lot more complicated with the surprise entry from Spanish ace Ivan Alonso.
Former Springbok star Stefan Terblanche has added his name to the entry for the Dusi Canoe Marathon after agreeing to paddle in a K2.
Martin Dreyer and his wife Jeannie will take on their first Dusi three-day adventure together from February 14-16.
This past weekend saw a number of Dusi Canoe Marathon hopefuls come to the fore in the 50 Miler and Mfula to eNanda races.
Olympic swimmer Terence Parkin has confirmed that he will be ending a gruelling 12-day 1120km multi-sport journey with the Dusi Canoe Marathon.
One of the modern day greats of the Dusi Canoe Marathon Andy Birkett has the opportunity to extend his record to nine wins out of the last 10 editions.
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