In an interview with Bloomberg, justice minister Michael Masutha says he has ‘full confidence in Shaun Abrahams’.
The three are expected to appear in the Pretoria Regional Court on April 9
As graft scandals engulfed the public service, SARS had over the last decade emerged as the last bulwark against corruption. But things have changed
Following the charging of Pillay, Janse van Rensburg and Van Loggerenberg, concerns have been raised that the next target of the NPA will be Gordhan.
Mark Kingon has been appointed as the acting SARS commissioner, National Treasury has confirmed.
The three have requested that the NPA withdraw the summonses against them
Steps are being taken to lay charges and seize assets of people and companies allegedly involved in corruption in South Africa.
The report was at the heart of battles fought within SARS that saw a number of senior technocrats forced out of the agency.
Kumaran Moodley was the last team member of Project Honey Badger, a unit at the tax agency which investigated customs and border offences.
The South African Revenue Service commissioner did not give Adrian Lackay information so that he could answer media queries about a "rogue unit".
If anyone can be found guilty of malicious prosecution, it is the Sars boss, an expert says.
The NPA head announced that he has decided to overrule the decision to prosecute the finance minister.
The Helen Suzman Foundation states that the timing of this subpoena suggests a “desperate, 11th-hour” bid to prop up the prosecution of Gordhan.
Symington can be heard expressing his surprise by the change in the Hawks’s tone after their return from the building where Moyane’s office is.
What’s been revealed is the very shaky ground on which the case against Pravin Gordhan is based.
The minister was answering a question in Parliament on whether he had been aware of the incident at Sars before the it became public.
The M&G can reveal that Hawks officials are accused of using physical force and “apartheid style tactics” to retrieve a printout of a damning email.
His latest assault on Pravin Gordhan appears to be nothing more than a desperate bid to save face.
Closer examination of criminal charges brought against the finance minister suggest that they are weak in law and serve a political agenda.
The finance minister is accused of fraud but followed legally acceptable procedures.
Close to a dozen of the party’s national executive committee members along with alliance partners have defended the finance minister.
What lies behind the decision to criminally charge South Africa’s finance minister?
The finance minister has laid into Tom Moyane for not acting swiftly against a senior tax official who’s under a cloud of suspicion.
The struggle stalwart is expected to be joined by former President Kgalema Motlanthe and other anti-apartheid icons.
Fraud charges against South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan have moved the country a step closer to a junk rating.
"You must never paint the picture that you are an institution fighting a government you are a part of," the ANC secretary general said.
Local asset managers have expressed support for Futuregrowth, suggesting they won’t lend money to parastatals.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan repeatedly offered the Hawks his assistance, but the law enforcement agency did not take him up on his invitation.
Gordhan had responded to all the Hawks’ enquiries, offered to provide any further assistance and had scrupulously acted in accordance with the law.
Those who favour a widespread narrative argue that if Gordhan is innocent of wrongdoing, the legal process will establish his innocence.