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Modidima Mannya | Why the section 89 panel report is flawed

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Retired Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo hands over the Phala Phala report to National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters/Esa Alexander
Retired Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo hands over the Phala Phala report to National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters/Esa Alexander

Many will ask questions about how such a high-powered panel could have missed some of the basic principles of law and made conclusions that are not sustainable in law. 

The section 89 panel report is now the fruit of a poisoned tree. Both the report and the members of the panel face a credibility crisis.

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