Corruption revelations are painful but vital, Ramaphosa tells Davos
President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged SA lost its way during the reign of his predecessor, but did not mention Zuma by name
Revelations at the Zondo commission will be painful for the ANC, but in the end, the process will prove to be cathartic for the country and will ensure state capture never happens again, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.Addressing a select group of local and international business leaders at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF's) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Ramaphosa said the commissions that are laying bare the rot that infected the country over the past decade would be allowed to complete their work. At the end, the country’s law enforcement agencies would be expected to do their work “without favour or discrimination”. “At times the truth will be very painful; painful for the governing party” but it was a “process we've got to go through”, he said. “You will see it going through convulsions of pain and suffering at times, but SA is going to be a lot better after this process.” His words came as the country was riveted by allegations made at the commission of inqu...
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