Sydney Majoko
3 minute read
3 May 2022
6:30 am

Zondo Commission helped South Africa see clearly

Sydney Majoko

The Zondo Commission provided a window through which the public can see into the dirty secrets of the ANC during its worst decade in power

Raymond Zondo on day 4 of the JSC chief justice interviews. Picture: Gallo Images/Daily Maverick/Felix Dlangamandla

Chief Justice Raymond Zondo released part four of the state capture report on Friday – and it’s not the last. But it is probably the most damning report to come out of a commission that was supposed to last a mere two years but, almost four years later, it is still part of South Africa’s political landscape. The most important part of this fourth report is not the details that it provides about how the Guptas captured Eskom or Denel, the most important part is the question that Zondo asks: “Where was the ANC as the Guptas took control of...