I was ecstatic to hear President Cyril Ramaphosa promising that his party’s 9,406 councillor candidates would not rest until they “end corruption, fraud and patronage, no matter what form it takes and no matter who is involved”.

The ANC leader said this as he introduced his party’s councillor candidates to the nation last week. Ramaphosa continued: “We have demonstrated that we will not stand for wrongdoing, no matter who is involved. We will not protect any ANC leader, public representative or member who faces charges of corruption or other serious offences. The law must take its course and justice must be done in SA.”..

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 helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now