Strong EFF presence as Gordhan and Public Protector face off

Strong EFF presence as Gordhan and Public Protector face off

Julius Malema has led the Economic Freedom Fighters in a show of support for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. This comes as Minister Pravin Gordhan fights to oppose her adverse findings against him.

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EFF supporters have joined their leader, Julius Malema, in a strong show of support for Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

The Pretoria High Court will hear both sides of the story between the Public Protector and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan today.

The leaders of the Red Berets arrived to attend proceedings, receiving cheers and song from their supporters.

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Gordhan is in court today in an attempt to halt the remedial action contained in the Public Protector's report on the SARS 'rogue unit', IOL reports. reported earlier that Mkhwebane was adamant the minister had been aware of the unit's wrongdoing while he had been at SARS.

Julius Malema, who has been a fierce supporter of Mkhwebane in recent times, has filed his own motion, hoping to prevent Gordhan from interfering with the Public Protector's recommendations.

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