| A guide to the Gordhan-Mkhwebane saga as the court readies its ruling

- | 3 months ago

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is expected to hear this week from the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria whether the remedial action against him, as directed by Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, should be implemented.

  The two squared off in court just under a week ago with Mkhwebane supported by the Economic Freedom Fighters and the presidency siding with Gordhan. The legal battle centres around her report in early July into the so-called ‘rogue unit‘ at the SA Revenue Service (Sars).

The unit – also known as the High Risk Investigations Unit – was established in 2007 when Gordhan was the tax agency‘s commissioner.

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