SACC: State institutions have become polluted with 'standard pattern'

The SA Council of Churches (SACC) says the findings of the Unburdening Panel show how the problems facing South Africa are deeper than "petty corruption.

The SACC released the findings of what it calls the Unburdening Panel which invited politicians and civil to come forward and reveal information about corruption and state capture.

SACC's general secretary Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana says that the council has been engaging the ANC on its concerns on an ongoing basis.

Read: SACC says slide into "mafia state" is reparable

Mpumlwana says that government has lost its moral legitimacy and argues that many state institutions have been cannibalised.

Also read: SACC says door remains open as 'threatening' state capture info brought forward

Mpumlwana described what he calls a "standard pattern" of dubious events which lead to looting at state-owned enterprises.

He says the trend is for new ministers to be appointed, followed by the disillusionment of boards and the announcement of new deals.

Mpumlwana says the Unburdening Panel is open to all civil servants and adds that the SACC will not single out any politicians.

He explained the process which went into of the investigations and gathering of the panel report.

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