Khaya Sithole | Kwinana and the misunderstood concept of conflict of interest

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The defence of seeing the problem in hindsight has been common at the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture. The problem is that for persons like Yakhe Kwinana, it flies in the face of what they are expected to know and understand, says Khaya Sithole.

Precisely four years ago this month, the North Gauteng High Court ordered the release of the State of Capture Report authored by outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. The release only needed the intervention of the courts because a few of the implicated individuals - Des van Rooyen, Mosebenzi Zwane and Jacob Zuma - had sought to block its release.

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