Reitumetse Makwea
3 minute read
3 Jun 2022
7:00 am

Ramaphosa allegations: Factional battle or actual criminal misconduct?

Reitumetse Makwea

The Presidency denied claims that Ramaphosa was involved in criminal misconduct

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: Gallo Images/Jeffrey Abrahams

Whether it’s faction battles or cracking down on corruption, experts say it is now up to the South African Police Service (Saps) to conduct proper investigations into the allegations and criminal case against President Cyril Ramaphosa to determine whether it was part of a political war or not. Legal expert advocate Mannie Witz noted in cases like this, many people are usually gunning for each other for their own reasons, especially in politics. However, if Ramaphosa was indeed innocent, he had nothing to worry about at the moment while he waits for the investigation to proceed. “We have to wait...