Enough talk, it’s time to jail the big state capture players

24 December 2018 - 09:00
New director of public prosecutions Shamila Batohi has her work cut out for her, and she needs President Cyril Ramaphosa's support.
New director of public prosecutions Shamila Batohi has her work cut out for her, and she needs President Cyril Ramaphosa's support.
Image: Masi Losi

There are two South Africans who are going to need backbones of steel next year. They are President Cyril Ramaphosa and the National Prosecuting Authority’s new head, Shamila Batohi.

Batohi needs to take a near-destroyed NPA by the scruff of the neck, mend it and send lots of powerful people to jail – quickly. Ramaphosa must enable her to do her job.

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