South African veteran investigative Journalist Jacques Pauw autographs books as a power failure occurs during the official presentation of his latest book 'The President's Keepers' in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 8, 2017.
CAPE TOWN – The Hawks have on Wednesday arrived at journalist Jacques Pauw’s restaurant and house in Riebeek Kasteel in the Western Cape.
His wife, Sam, sounded frightened and said she did not know if they wanted to arrest Jacques or simply search.
eNCA understands the raid has ended now.
Pauw’s recent book The President’s Keepers, revealed how former president Jacob Zuma had been propped up for years by people protecting him in the Hawks, National Prosecuting Authority, Crime Intelligence, police and State Security Agency.
The book further alleged that the State Security Agency wasted over R1-billion of taxpayers’ money during a three-year period on an intelligence programme called the Principal Agent Network (PAN).
Auditors found it was rife with corruption and wasteful expenditure.
The book also details Zuma’s apparent financial recklessness before he became president.
The book angered some in government.