EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Small mistakes and wild stories at state capture inquiry
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Brian Molefe made a good attempt at defending himself when he appeared before the parliamentary inquiry into state capture, but was tripped up by small mistakes and some wild implausibility, says Carol Paton.
In my opinion
Matters of debate
Wilf Mbanga says it may help that Zimbabwe’s incoming president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, recently converted to Christianity.
Jonathan Jansen argues that you cannot get children excited about reading books unless you are an active and enthusiastic reader of books.
While the parliamentary inquiry into state capture is doing an excellent job, it will be difficult for it to move much beyond the various versions of events that are put to it.
The long and the short of the markets
At last, some positive news about Net1 that has nothing to do with social grants.
Mcebisi Jonas: Guptas met me, offered ministerial job & money. Guptas: never happened. Vytjie Mentor: Guptas met me & offered me a job. Guptas: never happened. Zola Tsotsi: I met Guptas & Essa in Brown's house. Brown: never happened. Oh, who to believe?— Max du Preez (@MaxduPreez) November 22, 2017