‘The Guptas didn’t appoint me.’ If you say so, Weekend Special

12 August 2020 - 06:00
By Mawande AmaShabalala
Former minister of finance Des Van Rooyen testified at state capture commission on August 11, 2020.
Image: Gallo Images/Luba Lesolle Former minister of finance Des Van Rooyen testified at state capture commission on August 11, 2020.

Butter wouldn’t melt in the mouth of former finance minister Des van Rooyen, who told the state capture inquiry how concerned he was about nepotism and corruption.

But before all that he gave a 20-minute speech slamming “white monopoly capital”​.