The Kebonang judgement - Where do we go from here?

The Kebonang judgement has sent shockwaves across the nation. It makes grim reading. It is shocking.

At the beginning of the so-called National Petroleum Fund, case, I ran battles with the State on what I considered heavy handed conduct on the part of its officials. I knew that the State did not really believe that my clients had stolen P250 million from government.

The paper trail directly negated such a conclusion. After all, the State had received the services, the guns and the drones purchased with the amounts. They withheld the evidence from the court, and from the defence. We only discovered the evidence later, and filed it with the court. Spite, was the motive.

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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