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Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo arrives ahead of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry probing state capture in Johannesburg. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo arrives ahead of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry probing state capture in Johannesburg. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

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There is a popular proverb that says absolute power corrupts absolutely, which gives the impression that it is the power’s fault that the person suddenly becomes corrupt.

As though they are the victim. I rather think that power merely reveals the character of the person.

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Former president Jacob Zuma's legal team has given the chairperson of the commission of inquiry into state capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, an ultimatum. Either he recuse himself or Zuma will either prolong proceedings or exercise his right to remain silent
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