New Sars boss in tender for pal scandal
New SA Revenue Service (Sars) boss Edward Kieswetter is embroiled in a bitter row with the former CEO of a state-owned tech finance institution, whose board he chairs.
Barlow Manilal, who was fired as CEO of the Technology Innovation Agency last month, has penned a 22-page complaint that levels accusations of bullying and interference against Kieswetter.
Chief among the complaints is how Kieswetter - who was handpicked by President Cyril Ramaphosa to clean up Sars - allegedly tried to strong-arm him into granting a lucrative contract to a friend.
Kieswetter has strongly denied Manilal’s accusations, labelling them defamatory.
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