Madiba warned South Africa about state capture in 1999 - Sipho Pityana

Over 100 civil society members met in Randburg, Johannesburg, to debate the future of the country and the impact of state capture under President Jacob Zuma.

The meeting is organised by the Ahmed Kathrada Foundations as well as Save SA.

Among the speakers was leader of Save SA Sipho Pityana as well as ANC member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza.

According to EWN reporter Masa Kekana, during his address, Sipho Pityana said that Nelson Mandela had warned the country about state capture in his last State of the Nation Address in 1999.

He says that this mission to recapture the state through Save SA threatens the lifestyle of not only Zuma and the Guptas family but of a lot of people.

Masa Kekana, EWN Reporter

Pityana called on law enforcement agencies to do their jobs saying that there's been a string of emails alleging corruption, linking a lot of ministers and government officials but there hasn't been a single arrest.

He also called for transparency in party political funding.

After Pityana spoke, Makhosi Khoza took to the podium and received a standing ovation, says Kekana.

She spoke about why she joined the ANC from a very young age and why now she feels she is faced with a dilemma.

Masa Kekana, EWN Reporter

She says the movement that she joined is not the movement she is part of today.

Masa Kekana, EWN Reporter

Khoza said that if she doesn't make it to the motion of no confidence vote on August 8, Zuma must know that he is haunting the country and should step down.

Khoza has been receiving death threats, following her outspoken statements on state capture and the upcoming motion of no confidence against President Zuma.

Read: Makhosi Khoza feels 'betrayed' by silent ANC amid death threats and intimidation

To hear more of this interview, listen below:

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Magwaza was pushed to resign - Godi

Magwaza was pushed to resign - Godi

Themba Godi says the former CEO of Sassa was adamant that he would not resign unless he was forced to.

CoCT to announce a plan for affordable housing

CoCT to announce a plan for affordable housing

CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies speaks to Mayco Member for Transport, Brett Herron about a plan to declare the CoCT a restructuring zone.

Magwaza stood for what is right and true - Godi

Magwaza stood for what is right and true - Godi

Themba Godi reacted to the news that Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza has resigned. He speaks to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies about it.

Civil society conference to coordinate action against state capture

Civil society conference to coordinate action against state capture

Conference for the Future of South Africa convenor Mandla Nkomfe says the conference aims to create more coordinated action.

"Molefe showed no remorse"

"Molefe showed no remorse"

M&G's Pauli van Wyk says according to Eskom's leaked emails, Molefe started planning a cushy retirement at least a year earlier.

Nzimande: SACP to contest under reconfigured alliance or go solo, form coalition

Nzimande: SACP to contest under reconfigured alliance or go solo, form coalition

SACP's Blade Nzimande says the decision to contest 2019 elections will be taken after the party has done some ground work.

ANC not in good shape, I can't turn the other way - Sisulu on presidential race

ANC not in good shape, I can't turn the other way - Sisulu on presidential race

ANC national executive council member Lindiwe Sisulu opens up after officially putting herself forward in the ANC succession race.

ANC leaders involved in state capture won’t be protected - Cyril Ramaphosa

ANC leaders involved in state capture won’t be protected - Cyril Ramaphosa

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews EWN reporter Clement Manyathela.

Ramaphosa: State capture looters must be brought to book and monies recovered

Ramaphosa: State capture looters must be brought to book and monies recovered

The Deputy President was in full campaign mode and also guarded against the SACP leaving the tripartite alliance.

Popular articles
Mduduzi Manana resigns

Mduduzi Manana resigns

President Jacob Zuma has confirmed that he accepted Manana's resignation and thanked him for his contribution during his term in office.

Alopecia androgenetica is the most common form of pattern baldness - Hair doctor

Alopecia androgenetica is the most common form of pattern baldness - Hair doctor

Dr Kevin Alexandra of the Hair loss clinic explains why you may lose your hair and what treatment you can follow for hair loss.

Good sugar vs bad sugar

Good sugar vs bad sugar

David Katz also known as Mr. Active and Phemelo Motene discuss which sugar you should avoid and which sugar you should consume.

An expert guide on 'hotwifing' and 'cuckolding' in the bedroom

An expert guide on 'hotwifing' and 'cuckolding' in the bedroom

Clinical sexologist Dr Eve shares insights into sexual fetishes and how partners negotiate them in their bedroom and relationship.

Big supermarkets to be policed on food hygiene standards

Big supermarkets to be policed on food hygiene standards

JP Smith, Mayco member for Safety and Security, explains some of the measures in place to ensure food hygiene in big supermarkets.

[Watch] John Maytham shuts down victim shamer on air

[Watch] John Maytham shuts down victim shamer on air

A caller wanted to know what the alleged victim had done in order for Grace Mugabe to assault her.

WC Health Dept responds to Diphtheria outbreak

WC Health Dept responds to Diphtheria outbreak

Dr John Sonnenberg voiced his concern that communication in the Helderberg area following the outbreak could have happened sooner.

Cape officials to harvest 500 million litres of new water a day

Cape officials to harvest 500 million litres of new water a day

Mayor of Cape Town speaks to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies about plans to provide more water amidst the ongoing drought.