ANALYSIS | Don't be fooled by Ramaphosa, the ANC knew early on, and chose to do nothing

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 President Cyril Ramaphosa testifies at the State Capture Commission. (Photo by Gallo Images/Luba Lesolle)
President Cyril Ramaphosa testifies at the State Capture Commission. (Photo by Gallo Images/Luba Lesolle)

Pieter du Toit writes that after two days of ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa's testimony at the Zondo Commission, it was clear the party was aware of what was going on in its ranks but didn't act on media reports, because its leaders might as well have gone to jail if it acceded to inquiries and investigations.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has rightly received plaudits for his appearance at the Zondo Commission this week. His frank approach and willingness to engage is in stark contrast to his predecessor, former president Jacob Zuma, who has helped foment widespread antagonism against the commission and judiciary in general.

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