Report on President Jacob Zuma points to possible corruption

Report on President Jacob Zuma points to possible corruption

Report on President Jacob Zuma points to possible corruption

Written by Tharushan Fernando

03 Nov, 2016 | 3:15 pm

Evidence has been found revealing information of possible corruption at the top level of his government following investigation in South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma.

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, in the report recommended that Mr Zuma establish a judicial commission of inquiry within 30 days.

President Zuma tried to block the release of the report, but dropped his court bid on Wednesday which had accused  him of an improper relationship with a wealthy businessman.

The President and the leader of the governing African National Congress (ANC) has been under allegations of corruption for more than a decade but has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing.

Protesters marched on Mr Zuma’s main office in Pretoria to demand his resignation and Police had to resort to firing water cannons to disperse the protest.The 355-page report by former anti-corruption chief Thuli Madonsela is entitled “State of Capture”

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