ANC calls on law enforcement agencies to 'act' over Bosasa revelations

The ANC has welcomed a decision by the Department of Correctional Services to review its contract with Bosasa, while calling on law enforcement agencies to take immediate action over revelations of wrongdoing stemming from numerous commissions of inquiry currently underway.

~ News 24

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