Why hasn't Pravin Gordhan answered the questions?

Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan has two days to answer the controversial letter from the Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza.

The Minister was presented with a list of questions that probes into his involvement in setting up what was alleged to be an illegal unit to spy on people.

On Friday, Gordhan responded to the Hawks letter saying it is part of a bid to intimidate him.

CapeTalk’s John Maytham spoke to Marianne Thamm of the The Daily Maverick about this battle between Pravin Gordhan and The Hawks.

Listen to the full conversation below:

These are sort of vague, non-specific, all over the place, immature-ish questions

Marianne Thamm, Associate Editor of The Daily Maverick

I am sure Pravin Gordhan will be very willing to answer these questions if he is presented with specifically which law do they think he has bridged

Marianne Thamm, Associate Editor of The Daily Maverick

It is demeaning and as a matter of fact it is disrespectful to send a list of these vague questions to the Minister of Finance

Marianne Thamm, Associate Editor of The Daily Maverick

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