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Why Corruption Watch is backing the DA and EFF at Nkandla ConCourt case

Corruption Watch will be join the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Democratic Alliance (DA) in their court case to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable for unduly benefiting from security upgrades at his Nkandla home.

The Public advocacy NGO joins the two parties as a friend of the court on Tuesday at the Constitutional Court.

Corruption Watch's David Lewis on Monday explained that the group would argue for the constitutional interpretation of the Public Protector's powers.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

If the court finds that the Public Protector's powers are binding, they would have no choice but to pay back the money and implement her recommendations.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch Executive Director

This article first appeared on 702 : Why Corruption Watch is backing the DA and EFF at Nkandla ConCourt case


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