South Africa’s Public protector has released the state capture report hours after a judge ruled it be released.
The report uncovered evidence of corruption in the probe and has referred the matter to public prosecutors for action.
South Africa former public protector recommends the President appoint a commission of inquiry headed by a judge selected by the Chief Justice within 30 days.
Thuli Madonsela said the commission should present its findings and recommendations to the president within 180 days.
The probe found, amongst other things, the board at South African electricity provider, ESKOM was not properly appointed.
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South Africans have taken to social media to share the findings of the report and their views.
Zuma doesn't need to step down he needs to be arrested this is some serious money laundering #StateCaptureReport— ♞4D Has No Chill❄❄ (@NoChill4D) November 2, 2016
There are so many names in the #StateCaptureReport I am relieved that my name isn't mentioned!To be fair I never checked to see if yours was— Jonathan Levin (@Gawiesnr) November 2, 2016
Thuli can figure out where you are based on cellphone tower records? 😂👀 Yet another indication she's every woman. #StateCaptureReport— Sisonke Msimang (@Sisonkemsimang) November 2, 2016
Let's all salute and applaud Mcebisi Jonas for refusing to be Guptized and for turning down R600 million #StateCaptureReport— Kokwele M. Phillix (@Matome_Phillix) November 2, 2016
Eskom has denied any wrongdoing in its dealings with Tegeta, a company controlled by the Guptas.
Pressure is mounting on Jacob Zuma to step down.
#StateCaptureReport should lead to arrest, conviction and jailtime for Zuma and quite a few others.— Michael Jordaan (@MichaelJordaan) November 2, 2016
Meanwhile the ANC says it is studying the report and will issue a statement tomorrow.