Stories of Note Bytes from the digital world Sars chief information technology officer Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane did not inspire much confidence during a TV interview about the taxman’s R1bn plan to fix its computer systems.

“Today ,the air at Sars reeks of intrigue, fear, distrust and suspicion. We have heard of it in evidence, and we have encountered it ourselves,” retired judge Robert Nugent wrote in his interim report.

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