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Siyabonga Gama, the former head of Transnet.
Siyabonga Gama, the former head of Transnet.
Lindile Mbontsi, Daily Sun

The arrest of eight state capture operatives – including Siyabonga Gama – as well as the appeals court’s rejection of Jacob Zuma’s latest legal trickery, means this was a good week, writes Pieter du Toit.

No one should doubt the significance of Friday’s news that two kingpins in the Guptas’ grand scheme to subjugate and strip Transnet of billions of rands were arrested and would appear in court on the same day.

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