Sars boss 'tried to get job for pal'

Ousted TIA CEO accuses Kieswetter of misconduct as chair

07 July 2019 - 00:06 By CAIPHUS KGOSANA

South African Revenue Service (Sars) boss Edward Kieswetter has been accused of running the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), whose board he chairs, as his personal fiefdom.

The recently axed CEO of the agency, Barlow Manilal, has accused Kieswetter of, among other things, trying to organise a lucrative coaching contract at the TIA for a friend and insisting on flying business class in contravention of agency policy...

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