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What a tweet: Why on Earth did Mkhwebane take her Gordhan spat online?

Constitutional expert says protector's new way of announcing progress in crucial probes is ‘unprecedented’

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Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane turned to Twitter to announce that Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan was implicated in her ongoing Sars investigation because he himself had been “running to the media”.

This is according to her spokesperson, Oupa Segalwe, when he was asked why Gordhan had been singled out on social media.

Mkhwebane announced on Twitter on Monday that Gordhan had been served with a section 7(9) notice, which offers a party implicated in an investigation the opportunity to respond to the accusations against him or her...

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