Natasha Marrian Deputy editor: Financial Mail

The EFF has Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan in the cross hairs, targeting him in a letter to the boards of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) for an alleged "reign of terror" at the institutions. This is the latest accusation against Gordhan by the party, which has previously attacked him publicly and accused him of being the de facto president and doing as he pleases. Now the EFF has stepped into the battle against Gordhan within state institutions, siding with his opponents in matters relating to the South African Revenue Service and Transnet. as well as at Transnet. EFF chairman Dali Mpofu is representing suspended South African Revenue Service boss Tom Moyane in his disciplinary inquiry. The party’s letter on Gordhan indicates it is poised to defend Transnet CE Siyabonga Gama, whom it alleges Gordhan wants suspended. The party seems to have taken on the role once championed by the ANC faction linked to former president Jacob Zuma. It started by attacking officials in the ...

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