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Mandy Wiener | After years of inaction on corruption, why should we believe the president?

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President Cyril Ramaphosa during a visit to assess Mpumalanga's Covid-19 response.
President Cyril Ramaphosa during a visit to assess Mpumalanga's Covid-19 response.
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Time and time again we have seen a blind eye being turned to corruption, so why should we believe the president when he says he is undertaking to fight the cancer, writes Mandy Wiener. 

Over the past week, the president has stood up and addressed the nation, he has written to us from his desk and he has undertaken to fight tender corruption involving his own government. He has signed a proclamation giving the Special Investigating Unit powers to go after these tenderpreneurs.

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