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Phillip de Wet

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Uninformed speculation: someone pointed out that it is inappropriate for the PP to make this kind of suggestion. And -- the important bit for me in all this -- she listened. I take that as a good sign. Not, you know, a billboard-sized one, but a tiny plaque, maybe.
Meta data tells us that the original statement was signed off by at least two staffers, at least one quite senior.… 
Yesterday afternoon the Public Protector issued a "clarification" statement on the state capture inquiry terms of reference. Much confusion and 116 minutes later her office issued an "erratum" in an effort to memory-hole this section of that statement.
Zuma really has issues about this “two Presidents” thing. He seems singularly determined to send the message that he, and he alone, is in charge. 
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