Inside the murky Phala Phala saga
Months on, the details of the farmgate scandal surrounding President Cyril Ramaphosa remain clear as mud. Not one conclusive finding has been produced from the various investigations initiated, and Ramaphosa himself has been loath to fill in the blanks
President Cyril Ramaphosa is under increasing pressure in parliament over the theft of an undisclosed amount in dollars from his Phala Phala game farm in Limpopo — and the alleged cover-up of the burglary.
Last week, ANC MPs sought to defend the president in parliament. But as the house descended into chaos during the Q&A session, the scene was reminiscent of the dark days under former president Jacob Zuma. Back then, the party faithful in the ANC benches carefully shielded their president, allowing him to shrug off accountability to parliament — and the people of SA. ..
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