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South Africa 'State Capture' report released

South Africa 'State Capture' report released

South Africa

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.

South Africans have taken to social media to share the findings of the report and their views.

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.

Meanwhile the ANC says it is studying the report and will issue a statement tomorrow.

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