Outa slams Mosebenzi Zwane for trying to oust Gordhan

Outa slams Mosebenzi Zwane for trying to oust Gordhan

Former mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Veli Nhlapo)

Since 2012 there has been a golden thread that attaches Zwane to the Guptas, Outa’s Rudie Heyneke said, and he was also implicated in the Vrede dairy farm debacle.

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has expressed outrage at the daring move by Jacob Zuma’s former mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane to lead an attempt to have Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan dismissed over the Eskom debacle. Zwane, who was Free State MEC for agriculture when the Vrede-based Estina dairy farm looting occurred, reportedly led the charge at the recent ANC lekgotla calling for President Cyril Ramaphosa to act against Gordhan. Zwane also claimed that Gordhan and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni were treated like “super ministers” by Ramaphosa. However, the ANC national executive committee resolved that it was the...

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