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Cape Town - Former public protector Thuli Madonsela did most of the work on the Absa R2.25bn bailout probe by herself because staff were against it and already overworked, she told the Cape Town Press Club on Monday.

Explaining why the probe took so long, she said the main problem was resources.

She said she was just as surprised as anybody else that the report was leaked electronically because when she worked as public protector, drafts were never sent electronically as a safeguard, and never the entire report to one person.

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