Government's response to looting to come under scrutiny as Ramaphosa finalises expert panel

The expert panel set up to review the government's response to the recent unrest and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng is expected to start its work soon.

2021-09-18 01:08:00 PM

The expert panel set up to review the government's response to the recent unrest and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng is expected to start its work soon.

The expert panel set up to review the government's response to the recent unrest and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng is expected to start its work soon.

18 September 2021 - 09:15Looters flee from a police officer at a shop in the Springfield Value Centre in Durban. File photo.Image:Sandile NdlovuThe expert panel set up to review the government's response to the recent unrest and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng is expected to start its work soon, after the completion of its terms of reference by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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On Friday, Ramaphosa said he has finalised the terms of reference of the expert panel he has established to review government’s security response to the incidents of public violence, destruction of property and looting which took place in July. Ramaphosa announced the establishment of the panel on August 5.

Among its tasks, the panel will be expected to:Investigate and make findings on whether the government's response to the violence and associated security threat was appropriate, timely and co-ordinated;Inquire into the capability and lack thereof of the security forces in responding to the violence; headtopics.com

Investigate whether the availability of necessary resources/equipment or lack thereof could have enabled the security forces to respond to the violence;Assess the adequacy of the leadership and command structures of the security forces to deal with the violence and associated security threat;

Review what information relevant to the outbreak of violence and looting was available to the structures of the government both in the period leading up to, and after, the outbreak of violence;Make findings on how information relevant to the violence and looting was managed, processed and co-ordinated within government;

Investigate community-based reaction and private sector initiatives, both leading up to, and after, the outbreak of violence;Assess whether the deployment of security services and law enforcement was unduly delayed, and, if so, to establish the reasons why;

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Another waste of our damn money! They'll conclude and come up with recommendations, and then what!? The guy is good at waisting state money, there is no need for this, he just wants to employ a few friends of his an put extra bucks in the pockets,,, why not leave the probing to the police department. CyrilRamaphosa you really are selfish

Insurrection we were told.

Government's response to looting to come under scrutiny as Ramaphosa finalises expert panelThe expert panel set up to review the government's response to the recent unrest and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng is expected to start its work soon, after the completion of its terms of reference by President Cyril Ramaphosa. 😂😂 So soon..? The ANC are only experts at incompetence and corruption so where on earth will they find an expert panel?

Ramaphosa appoints panel to probe July unrestPresident Cyril Ramaphosa has approved the terms of reference of the expert panel that is probing the violence and security lapses in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng in July. By the time he finishes his second term he shall have appointed more than 100 panels 😂 Panel after panel beat 🤣😂

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'Busi for chief justice' ... what Cyril gets for asking the public to help outAnd according to the Economic Freedom Fighters, Ramaphosa's process is flawed because of his choice of members of the panel. Juju for Chief Justice

Ramaphosa calls for public nominations for new chief justice - The Mail & GuardianIn an unprecedented move, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday announced that he was inviting public nominations to select the successor to outgoing Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, and establishing a panel to shortlist candidates for the crucial post. Unprecedented move 🤣🤣🤣🤣 Majority of SA are too stupid to vote out ANC, what chance do they have on knowing who will be suitable. SA press have been dumbing down for years, it is one of the reasons why we have the Corrupt / criminal ANC in still in power. I wish I contacted earlier Linda__Stouffe this year I'm sharing this to encourage every beginner and Bitcoin lover to get in touch with her she is very legit and God fearing person Linda__Stouffe

SA finds corruption ‘worsening’ under Ramaphosa’s government – surveyDespite an emphasis on anti-corruption efforts focusing on the Presidency, more than half of South Africans believe that “most” or “all” officials in the Presidency were involved in corruption. Cyril is a man of wishful thinking. Unfortunately thinking means anything without action. Cyril hasn't realised this yet. In word/s only ……. Deeds - dololo! talkischeap Without defending any persons or person,has it actually worsened or more publicized.A case of what we don't know won't hurt perhaps?