Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has called on investigative journalists to unveil corruption. Commenting on the issue Mogoeng claimed that corruption in state-owned entities can be traced back to a time before democracy.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has asked where investigative journalists can be found in South Africa.
Mogoeng claimed that the nation seemed to lack the willpower to expose the corrupt in all spheres of industry.
The chief justice has asked where investigative journalists who unveil corruption in all spheres of business can be found:
“Where are the investigative journalists? Is that not their responsibility? ”
The chief justice dismissed the notion that corruption was race-based, focusing instead on the lack of coverage from investigative journalism in recent times:
“Look at Eskom, Denel, SAA, you will find corruption that dates back to pre-1994. It needs to be confronted as a whole."
Mogoeng took a moment to reveal what had set off his long and distinguished career in the justice system, saying that after his father had been arrested by police for failing to produce identification he had known he needed to be a part of the solution, The Citizen reports.
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