The top seven events to watch in a hectic week for SA
It’s a busy week for SA, with the unravelling of corporate and political malfeasance a key theme. Highlights are the state capture and Sars inquiries, and moves to clean up state-owned enterprises. Here are the top seven events to watch: 1. State capture inquiry: Former MP Vytjie Mentor appears on Monday, and on Friday, former Government Communication and Information Systems CEO Themba Maseko, appears on Friday, along with the current GCIS deputy director-general Phumla Williams. Mentor and Maseko have previously implicated former president Jacob Zuma. 2. Sars inquiry: Treasury’s deputy director-general in charge of tax, Ismail Momoniat, testifies on Wednesday. Also testifying this week are finance minister Nhlanhla Nene, former finance minister Malusi Gigaba and consultancy Bain. 3. State-owned enterprises: Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama has a Tuesday deadline to explain why he should not be suspended. 4. Eskom: the utility updates parliament on its governance challenges and the statu...
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