Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan has hit back at EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu, calling on him to tell South Africans who finances his and the EFF leaders’ lifestyles. This was in response to Shivambu’s allegations against Gordhan on Monday in his address to EFF members picketing in Parktown, Johannesburg, where Gordhan was appearing before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture. Shivambu said Gordhan’s immediate task after his appointment by President Cyril Ramaphosa was to destroy Eskom and SAA so they can eventually be privatised. He also alleged that Gordhan used the spy tapes in 2009 to strong-arm former president Jacob Zuma into appointing him as finance minister. "He had private intelligence in Sars [South African Revenue Service] called the rogue unit. "He’s the one who gathered the so-called spy tapes, he’s the one who used those tapes to go and bargain with Jacob Zuma to say we’ll give you the tapes, drop the corruption charges and then you must...

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