EFF slams eNCA after owner exposed as a CR17 funder

The EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi interviewing journalist Peter Bruce during a guest-host segment on the channel, with an image of Cyril Ramaphosa placed in the background. The party is questioning the channel's political agenda. Picture: Twitter/EFF

It was revealed that Sunday Independent journalists were the recipients of a leak that may have come from the public protector herself.

A front-page report in the Sunday Independent has detailed a long list of names of individuals and groups who donated funds to Cyril Ramaphosa’s CR17 Nasrec election campaign in 2017.The presidency yesterday slammed the media leak, implying it may have come directly from Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s office, and questioning whether she had obtained the bank statement of the campaign in a lawful manner herself.

Ramaphosa’s spokesperson argued that the campaign’s right to privacy had been infringed.Ramaphosa’s legal team had been trying to prevent this donor information from being made public, while Mkhwebane has long made it clear she intended to release the information.

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