The board of the government agency that supports the development of technological innovation in SA, and which is chaired by new Sars commissioner Edward Kieswetter, has elected not to renew CEO Barlow Manilal’s contract.

This is despite the agency singing Manilal’s praises, including saying that under his tenure the agency achieved unqualified audit reports for the past four consecutive years.

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