THE THIRD UM­PIRE

Business Day - - Opinion -

AL­FRED NEVHUTANDA

What to do when the me­dia al­lege cor­rup­tion in the or­gan­i­sa­tion you run? Well, if you chair the Na­tional Lot­ter­ies Com­mis­sion you ap­par­ently call in the State Se­cu­rity Agency to in­ves­ti­gate the jour­nal­ists, rather than the al­le­ga­tions.

GE­OFF’ MAKHUBO

The ANC s Jo­han­nes­burg re­gional chair is ac­cused of ex­tract­ing as much as R30m in “fees” from Reg­i­ments Cap­i­tal, some of it when he was fi­nance MMC and Reg­i­ments was man­ag­ing the city’s multi­bil­lion-rand “sink­ing fund”. Keep join­ing the dots.

GIUSEPPE CONTE

Italy’s prime min­is­ter is backpedalling fu­ri­ously after the pop­ulist coali­tion he heads took on the EU by de­lib­er­ately ex­ceed­ing its bud­get deficit limit. Faced with a choice be­tween fi­nan­cial sanc­tions and break­ing elec­tion prom­ises, he has cho­sen the lat­ter.

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