The ANC is expected to elect its new leadership at a conference this December, and the party’s succession debate has shifted into second gear this year.
The project came about when President Jacob Zuma visited the area in 2010 and was appalled by the conditions residents were subjected to.
Speaking at a commemoration event for former Communist Party leader Joe Slovo, Ramaphosa said lifestyle audits should be the first port of call, as the governing party continues its battle against corruption. A battle that many argue it is nowhere close to winning.
The vice-president, Teodorin Obiang Nguema, is facing charges of using public funds to buy a mansion and sports cars in France.
Two Gauteng metro police officers are due in court on Wednesday.
The ANC stalwart said the onus was now on influential figures in the organisation to make some bold and brave decisions, if the objective of rescuing the party are to be realised.
Criminal charges have been laid against SARS commissioner Tom Moyane, in relation to the matter involving alleged fraud and corruption committed by two senior employees.
Speaking in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature this week, Makhura highlighted some of the milestones achieved.
“We are reaffirming our commitment to ending deceit and dishonesty – both in the public and private sector- that undermine global development efforts.” – David Makhura.
Not all South Africans are convinced about the political will to fight corruption. Nor are they convinced that government and its institutions have the capacity to eliminate a problem that is crippling the South African economy.