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Govt must intensify corruption fight - Motlanthe

Motlanthe says stopping corruption is a way of ensuring the fight against apartheid was not in vein.

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe speaks during a post cabinet briefing on 31 May 2012. Picture: SAPA.

JOHANNESBURG - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at the weekend said South Africa's commitment to stopping corruption is one of the most important strategies in ensuring the fight against the apartheid government was not in vein.

Motlanthe was speaking at the memorial of anti-apartheid activist Amina Cachalia in Johannesburg.

He said to honour the struggle stalwart's contribution to an equal society government must intensify the fight against corruption.

"Understanding that corruption disables the state from delivering on its mandate to improve the lives of all our people, we should continue to intensify efforts to combat it."

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