Axed SA Revenue Service (Sars) boss Tom Moyane will lodge an application to cross-examine public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan at the state capture inquiry. Moyane and Gordhan have had an antagonistic relationship from the time Gordhan was finance minister. Gordhan is testifying at the commission on Monday, where he will talk about his time as a cabinet minister under former president Jacob Zuma. Gordhan served as finance minister twice and as co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister. During his second stint as finance minister, Gordhan butted heads with Moyane. In his submission to the commission, which was leaked to the media, Gordhan said this was a difficult and challenging period, as the Treasury was under attack. He said there was a ‘‘blatant refusal’’ by Moyane to account to Gordhan as minister. ‘‘He even refused to acknowledge my authority on what may appear to be petty matters such as his applications for personal leave would not be submitted to the mi...

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