News Analysis | Zondo missed the vetting bus

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President Cyril Ramaphosa receives the first part of the state capture report from acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo at the Union Buildings in Pretoria this week . Photo: GCIS
President Cyril Ramaphosa receives the first part of the state capture report from acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo at the Union Buildings in Pretoria this week . Photo: GCIS

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Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo did a decent job of justifying every cent he spent on the state capture inquiry by coming up with ideas for tackling government procurement corruption.

However, it may be too early to praise him, as only one report in a series of three has been released. But, spending R1 billion on the inquiry left a huge hole in the national purse, so it is fair to expect that it was worth the outlay.

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