'Recordings prove Moyane knew SARS unit wasn't rogue'
Recordings that have come to light show that the Sars rogue unit narrative is false, says journalist Kyle Cowan.
These recordings are of a meeting in early 2015 just a couple of months after the Sunday Times first started publishing some of these stories about the so-called rogue unit.Kyle Cowan, Investigative journalist - News24
Former Sars executives Johan van Loggerenberg, Ivan Pillay and Andries Janse van Rensburg, are due to appear at the Pretoria High Court on Monday for their involvement in the 'rogue' unit and face charges of bugging.
The commissioner of Sars at the time, Mr Tom Moyane, is told in no uncertain terms, by two men who were at the very heart of this so-called rogue unit, that we never bugged President Zuma's house, we never ran a brothel, we didn't buy intelligence equipment, we didn't bug people or follow them around, or dig in their dustbins for information. This is all nonsense.Kyle Cowan, Investigative journalist - News24
Moyane did act on this information, and instead, Moyane appointed KPMG to investigate, says Cowan.
And KPMG came to some very strange conclusions.Kyle Cowan, Investigative journalist - News24
The two men, Mr Lombard and Mr De Waal are key state witnesses against
(The recording) shows the whole rogue unit narrative is false. There is no evidence to prove that this unit operated illegally.Kyle Cowan, Investigative journalist - News24
It proves Pravin Gordhan was not involved in anything illegal, he adds.
Listen to the interview below:
Prominent SA businessman Bonang Mohale says the government needs to restore public trust by bringing corrupt officials to book.Read More
Inter-provincial travel is no longer a risk and ban on alcohol sales no longer needed, say Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory chair.Read More
It's not yet confirmed when President Cyril Ramaphosa will next update South Africans on the ongoing lockdown.Read More
Namibia's government assisted Covid-hit retailers, but SA doesn't understand how the industry works says Reggie Sibiya (FRA CEO).Read More
Premier Alan Winde is streaming live on Facebook at a digital press conference.Read More
Constitutional law expert De Vos says Parliament has to amend the Constitution with two-thirds majority which will never happen.Read More
The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews Kevin Lings, chief economist at Stanlib Asset Management.Read More
The Western Cape High Court has heard arguments from embattled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in her bid to halt the parliamentary process that may see her axed.Read More
"People are being murdered [on farms] whether they are black, white, coloured or Indian," says Dr Ivan Meyer (W Cape Government).Read More
US foreign policy expert Brookes Spector says Biden's vice-presidential nominee looks more like the America that is coming.Read More