For three years the commission of inquiry into state capture has consumed South African public life. Set up to investigate the systematic sale and manipulation of the country’s institutions for private gain, we have heard testimony that will likely permanently alter its political landscape.
Endless subplots have swirled around it, from trivial marital disputes in the Gigaba household to the jailing of a former president.
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