Is it to be “welcomed” if a state official is found not guilty of a crime, corruption or nepotism  but is found wanting with regard to professionalism, diligence and care by a high court? Does that constitute “no adverse findings”?

I certainly don’t think so — yet that is evidently the view of Bandile Masuku, who was fired last October as Gauteng’s MEC of health, after the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) found he failed to exercise proper oversight in relation to R125m in Covid-19 contracts doled out by his department...

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