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Dr Mbongiseni Buthelezi contributed to a debate on whether South Africa has the necessary mechanisms for political accountability.

Do we have a culture of accountability in our main political parties, the state and in general politics?

Eusebius McKaiser engaged senior researcher and analyst AngeloFick, political analyst Dr Sithembile Mbete and PARI Executive Director Dr Mbongiseni Buthelezi about the state of accountability in SA politics.

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene has found himself in a dilemma after he apologised for meeting with the controversial Gupta family.

Opposition parties have asked President Ramaphosa to show Nene the door.


I think we can talk about forgiveness once he has resigned. He can be forgiven but that does not mean he must stay in his position. It is necessary that we know more.

Dr Mbongiseni Buthelezi