The commission of inquiry into state capture continues this week, while political parties look to shore up support ahead of the May 8 election. The state capture inquiry, which is looking into allegations of corruption and fraud in the public sector, will on Monday continue to hear the testimony of former Independent Police Investigative Directorate boss Robert McBride. The commission said on Friday its legal team is in the process of identifying and/or consulting with witnesses who will be called to appear before the inquiry in the coming weeks. Controversial prosecutions heavyweights Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi have until Tuesday to respond to the findings of an inquiry into their fitness to hold office. In a statement last week, the presidency said President Cyril Ramaphosa had met retired Constitutional Court judge Yvonne Mokgoro, who chaired the inquiry, to discuss the report. “Having provided the president with the report on April 1, Judge Mokgoro used the op...

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