Public protector's report on Pravin Gordhan up in smoke

14 July 2019 - 00:00 By JACQUES PAUW
Keletso Manyike is mystified about being cited as a former Sars agent in the public protector's report condemning the actions of minister Pravin Gordhan.
Keletso Manyike is mystified about being cited as a former Sars agent in the public protector's report condemning the actions of minister Pravin Gordhan.
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The key source that public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane relied on for her explosive report on public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan is an unemployed, dope-smoking Rastafarian.

The report, which asserts that Gordhan was the mastermind behind an illegal South African Revenue Service (Sars) “rogue unit”, has unleashed a storm in SA’s politics.

But the Sunday Times today exposes a litany of blunders and missteps in how Mkhwebane arrived at her findings.

Mkhwebane has refused to comment on the shocking revelations.

Read the full story in the Sunday Times.


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