SA’s human rights body has suggested the bill that deals with the recording and disclosure of funding of political parties and independent candidates should be extended to include information relating to the funding of internal candidates for political party campaigns. 

This comes on the heels of the public protector’s findings that President Cyril Ramaphosa “deliberately” misled parliament over a R500,000 donation from Gavin Watson, the late CEO of the controversial Bosasa group, along with the leaked details of donors to his CR17 campaign for the ANC presidency.

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