The committee has instead chosen to attack Madonsela, questioning her findings and her integrity PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma is escaping the outrage generated by former public protector Thuli Madonsela‘s State of Capture report with the backing of the ANC‘s national working committee.The committee has instead chosen to attack Madonsela, questioning her findings and her integrity.Zuma has survived a litany of scandals during his seven years as president, notably the spending of millions of taxpayers‘ money on the “security upgrading” of his family‘s Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal. Madonsela found that he had improperly benefited from the improvements to his home. He was eventually ordered to repay R7.8-million of the more than R240-million spent on the upgrading.Now former president Thabo Mbeki has criticised parliament — and by extension the ANC — for failing to hold Zuma to account for the Nkandla debacle.This week the party‘s working committee considered Madonsela‘s report and calle...

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