WATCH: Thabethe continues to be grilled on Estina

Former Free State Agriculture HOD, Peter Thabethe is back on the stand at the State Capture inquiry. Thabethe is giving evidence on the Vrede dairy farm project.

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JOHANNESBURG - Former Free State agriculture head of department, Peter Thabethe, continued his testimony at the state capture inquiry on Friday.

On Thursday, Thabethe told the commission that the Gupta-linked Estina Dairy Project was never given an opportunity to succeed.

WATCH: State capture inquiry continues

He said the media should shoulder at least some of the blame for the three-year project never getting off the ground.

As HOD, he was the accounting officer at the time of the failed Gupta-linked project that was meant to empower emerging black farmers in the eastern Free State.