The story behind the 'sudden' Bosasa arrests: Tender rigging and a strategy to slay the beast

We are not seeing the persecution of whistleblowers, but rather the culmination of a prosecutorial process that started a decade ago and was delayed, allegedly, by bribes paid to top prosecutors and political interference.

~ News 24

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