BREAKING: Zuma signs proclamation for state capture inquiry

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma reacts during the launch of a social housing project in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Jacob Zuma South Africa's President Jacob Zuma reacts during the launch of a social housing project in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
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Justice Minister Michael Masutha confirmed to eNCA that President Jacob Zuma had "finally signed the proclamation" on state capture inquiry terms of reference on Tuesday‚ according to a report by Karyn Maughan.

Masutha says that the terms of reference for the commission of inquiry into state capture are likely to be proclaimed on Wednesday. 

"We hope that by this afternoon the terms of reference for the commission of inquiry into state inquiry will be proclaimed ... We only provided technical support. The president determined the terms of reference‚" Masutha told 702 radio, to talk show host Eusebius McKaiser.

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said at a press conference on Tuesday that the commission could not begin its work until Zuma had set out the terms of reference.

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