Tweets and taxes: Mkhwebane follows Zuma everywhere

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Tweets and taxes: Mkhwebane follows Zuma everywhere

Public protector has submitted his tweets to strengthen her case, even though he hasn’t been verified as their author

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Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has used tweets allegedly posted by former president Jacob Zuma to bolster her disputed claim for access to Zuma’s tax records.

As yet, the former head of state has not provided her with a sworn statement confirming that he has, in fact, given his consent for her to get these records.

Mkhwebane was responding to an application bought by SA Revenue Services commissioner Edward Kieswetter to block her from using her subpoena powers as public protector to compel Sars to hand over Zuma’s confidential tax information...

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