Government failures and greed – Moerane Commission report’s damning findings

The commission into political violence in Kwa-Zulu/Natal, that ACCORD Founder and Executive Director Vasu Gounden has been part of for two years, has released its report.

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Commissioners Vasu Gounden, chairman Marumo Moerane and professor Cheryl Potgieter on a site visit at Block 52, Glebelands Hostel on Friday afternoon (Photo: ANA Reporter)

From News24: “Nearly two years after KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu established the Moerane Commission to investigate political killings, the finalised report pointed to several government failures, provincial politics and ultimately, material greed.”

The news service reports that the report has made several key recommendations put forth by commissioners, advocates Marumo Moerane and Vasu Gounden, and Professor Cheryl Potgieter, on themes including: an improvement in internal structures in SA politics, preventing exploitation of the tender system, depoliticising public services, and addressing political deployments in the government sector, police manipulation of the system, criminal acts of politicians, and weak leadership.

The full article can be read on  News24.