South Africa: Zuma report within 14 days

source: News24
2010-04-08 20:02

Cape Town – Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will report her findings on whether President Jacob Zuma breached the executive code of ethics within 14 days.

On March 8, the Democratic Alliance submitted a formal request to Madonsela to investigate Zuma’s “failure to disclose his financial interests, in breach of section 5 of the executive ethics code”.

In a letter to DA parliamentary leader Athol Trollip on Thursday, Madonsela said her investigation on the matter had not yet been completed and would accordingly not be submitted by April 7 – the date on which the 30 days stipulated for the probe in the Executive Members’ Ethics Act expired.

“My inability to finalise the investigation by the due date is [continue reading]


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