South African President Appoints Anti-Corruption Council

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The South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed nine people to form an anti-corruption advisory council to help in the fight against corruption.

Report says the National Anti-Corruption Advisory Council has been tasked with preventing a recurrence of “state capture” in South Africa.

The council will help with the effective implementation of the anti-corruption strategy by the government, civil society, and the private sector.

They will also guide the president on the government’s response to implementing the recommendations of the Zondo Commission report.

President Ramaphosa has until October 22, to report to parliament on how his administration will implement the report’s findings.

 

BBC/CO