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Van Rooyen was surprisingly appointed finance minister by former president Jacob Zuma in December 2015, sending the rand into a tailspin.
Des van Rooyen, who was appointed finance minister for a calamitous weekend in December 2015, wants to apply for leave to cross-examine former Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile at the state capture commission of inquiry.
The judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture is scheduled to continue in Parktown, Johannesburg, with the testimony of National Treasury officials, including former director-general Lungisa Fuzile.
The resilience of Treasury is due to not only the strong institutional culture built in the early days and sustained through various ministers, but through the courage and longevity of its leaders and officials, writes Pippa Green.
Former Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile is continuing with his testimony at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture in Johannesburg.
Former National Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile will continue his testimony at the state capture inquiry on Thursday. WATCH.
Former National Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile has told the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture that when Nhlanhla Nene was removed as finance minister in 2015, he was told that he was going to get a "Gupta minister".
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In the newly released book, Enemy of the People, former National Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile has recalled the confusion, disruption and the poor taste in which Des van Rooyen and his advisers tried to capture South Africa’s fiscal purse.
Former treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile has told the commission of inquiry into state capture that changes in finance ministers in recent years were not meant to strengthen the National Treasury but to weaken it.
Former director-general of National Treasury Lungisa Fuzile has concluded his testimony before the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture.
So-called "weekend special" finance minister Des van Rooyen had not even been sworn in yet when his new advisor, Mohammed Bobat, started issuing instructions to Treasury staff, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.
Judge Raymond Zondo has appealed to former and current directors general to come forward to the commission of inquiry into state capture to give evidence of manipulation in government departments.
Here's what happens when Treasury’s good civil servant meets a weekend special, writes Ferial Haffajee.
In Pravin Gordhan’s sworn statement to the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, former president Jacob Zuma looms large.
Standard Bank says it anticipated that agreements with Independent Power Producers would be signed after Ramaphosa’s victory.
Standard Bank’s appointment of former Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile as the leader of its South African operations has been welcomed by a number of business and civic bodies.
Standard Bank South Africa has appointed former Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile as its new CEO, with Sim Tshabalala moving to the position of group CEO.
Parliament’s watchdog, the standing committee on public accounts, will demand answers from National Treasury about a multibillion-rand financial payment system.
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