for subscribers

FIRST TAKE | The death of the SARS ‘rogue unit’ fiction and the evisceration of Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Gallo Images

The High Court in Pretoria on Monday delivered a devastating judgment in which it firmly and unequivocally rejected Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebanes's findings that SARS housed an illegal intelligence unit that spied on people, and that Pravin Gordhan should be censured for it. This should be the end of SARS fake news and propaganda, argues Pieter du Toit after having read the judgment. 

The High Court judgment delivered in Pretoria on Monday in the case between Pravin Gordhan and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is a devastating evisceration of the both Busisiwe Mkhwebane, and the fiction of the so-called “rogue unit”.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
How has the delay in schools' opening impacted your life?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
It's a disaster! We're struggling to manage work and kids at home
39% - 670 votes
It's a struggle, but we learnt lessons from last year's closures
20% - 339 votes
It's a relief, this second wave is bad and kids need to be at home
41% - 702 votes
Vote
ZAR/USD
15.13
(-0.14)
ZAR/GBP
20.70
(-0.11)
ZAR/EUR
18.42
(-0.11)
ZAR/AUD
11.67
(-0.11)
ZAR/JPY
0.15
(-0.86)
Gold
1855.20
(+0.05)
Silver
25.47
(+0.10)
Platinum
1100.00
(+0.44)
Brent Crude
54.81
(-1.30)
Palladium
2352.23
(+0.52)
All Share
63987.92
(-0.29)
Top 40
58886.26
(-0.14)
Financial 15
11685.83
(-2.13)
Industrial 25
86576.24
(+1.21)
Resource 10
62699.98
(-1.34)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo