Former President Jacob Zuma‘s son, Duduzane, will find himself in the hot seat on Monday.
The right-hand man to the Gupta’s vast business empire makes his appearance at the state capture inquiry, just less than three months after his father caused a stir at the commission.
It’s unclear how many days Zuma junior’s testimony is set down for but he will probably have to respond to allegations from former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor and former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas.
Duduzane’s time as a shareholder at the Gupta’s Infinity Media will also likely be scrutinized.
In other news – Pending Eskom coal deal puts SA taxpayer’s neck on the block again
There is a simple way to stabilise electricity prices, cast off Eskom’s crippling debt, boost SA’s credit rating and liquidity, kick-start our economy and yet maintain public sector ownership of critical assets in the electricity sector, all while becoming profoundly green.
It requires a shift of perspective, and so we have developed a metaphor: imagine the country as a modern cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic. It is driven by both sails (wind) and diesel engines. The engines have broken down and there is no wind — the ship is literally in the doldrums. Read more