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Khaya Sithole | Profit vs principles: Bain chose the wrong road

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When it came to the choice between profits and something more principled, Bain went the wrong way and remained stuck on the road that should have never been travelled. writes Khaya Sithole

Over the past few weeks, the ghosts of actions past have come back to haunt Bain in a manner that has hardly been witnessed against a multinational company in South Africa. 

Bain's original sin – the involvement in the SARS repurposing project – began exactly 10 years ago this week when its managing partner met with former president Jacob Zuma in August 2012.

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