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#StateCapturInquiry Former Optimum CEO Clinton Ephron will testify on the business rescue of that mining company before it was acquired by Tegeta with #Eskom @Eskom_SA help in late 2015. Proceedings begin at 10:00.
#StateCaptureInquiry Much of the #Eskom @Eskom_SA testimony @StateCaptureCom so far repeats what was discussed in @ParliamentofRSA’s inquiry into the parastatal and allegations of corruption, fraud and state capture (see below).
#StateCaptureInquiry Ephron is, says Advocate Vincent Maleka SC, able to talk about the late 2015 meeting at the Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland which then Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane reportedly attended with Ivan Glasenburg of Glencore.
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#StateCaptureInquiry Today is a watershed moment for the @StateCaptureCom with #VytjieMentor set to undergo cross examination after she completes her evidence.
#StateCaptureInquiry Mentor is the first witness to undergo cross examination and it’s expected she will be subject to grilling from counsel for Duduzane Zuma. She also implicated Former President Jacob Zuma, when she described a ministerial job offer allegedly from a Gupta.
#StateCaptureInquiry Mentor also implicated members of the Hawks, claiming that her handwritten statement was altered when transcribed to omit former President Jacob Zuma’s name. She claimed a Hawks member advised her to exclude him from the document.
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#StateCaptureInquiry Chairperson Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says "what is not fine" is receiving a statement late. He says normally it should be possible to have them a week before the hearing. It should not be that he gets them on the day of the hearing.
#StateCaptureInquiry Zondo has chastised the legal team and said "it is unacceptable not to have a statement" and he asks about the statement of the second witness set down for today, Advocate Mahlodi Muofhe.
#StateCaptureInquiry Former Mineral Resources Minister and Minister of Public Service and Administration, Advocate Ngoako Ramathlodi, takes the oath. "So help me god. Thank you," he says while his right hand is raised.
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Earlier on #eNCA403 from the @StateCaptureCom with Dan Moyane and crossing back to @UvekaR. Mzwanele Manyi resumes this morning, at his third day of speaking under oath. Proceedings are now in session.
#StateCaptureInquiry Chairperson Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says he will address issues around the inquiry later on. Advocate Vincent Maleka greets Manyi who says, “Morning Mr Maleka, before we start...” Manyi says he wrote to the inquiry on some housekeeping issues.
#StateCaptureInquiry “Mr Maleka’s posture actually confirmed my fears,” says Manyi. He says Maleka’s posture was prosecutorial, not inquisitorial and claims he is being treated as an accused, “here I am here treated as a hostile witness, so to speak” and he does not know why.
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