Presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa, an ANC veteran, said on Wednesday the entire Cabinet should be held responsible for the "worst crime" since apartheid against the people of SA, perpetrated by President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family. Phosa, who had declared his willingness to run for the presidency of the ANC, spared few of the people in the upper echelons of the party in his opening address at the Junior Indaba for mining companies. The Department of Mineral Resources shunned the conference despite being invited. Phosa called on ANC MPs to obey their oath of office and vote in favour of the pending motion of no confidence in Zuma, who is embroiled in a mounting political and corruption scandal, along with an increasing number of senior politicians. The bulk of Phosa’s speech was about his view of the political issues that are dominating headlines, dragging name after name of ANC figures and heads of state-owned enterprises into the scandals involving the Gupta family.The Gupta ...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now