Cliff Buchler
2 minute read
11 May 2022
4:00 am

Lynne Brown’s hotline to Zuma after the release of part 4 of the State Capture report

Cliff Buchler

The naming and shaming of specific individuals by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has undoubtedly unnerved those implicated.

Former public enterprise minister Lynne Brown has vowed to clear her name after she was implicated by witnesses who appeared at the Zondo commission. Picture: Gallo Images

The fibre-optic lines must’ve sizzled to and from Nkandla when the latest state capture commission’s recommendations were released. The naming and shaming of specific individuals by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has undoubtedly unnerved those implicated. Like Lynne Brown, who probably thought she could ride out the storm with her denials and so called loss of memory. It’s an easy guess the first call Jacob Zuma received was from her. After all, she had rung the changes at Eskom and evidently obeyed his orders. “Hi, Jacob. What now? I’m plumb in the spotlight. And the damn media is baying for blood.”...