Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s bid to appeal judgment on Ivan Pillay pension fails

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has dismissed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s application for leave to appeal a judgment on former South African Revenue Service (SARS) deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay’s pension package. It has also dismissed Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Pillay’s applications for a cross-appeal in so far as the court found against […]

Busisiwe Mkhwebane loses bid to appeal judgment on Ivan Pillay’s early retirement

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, ex-acting SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Ivan Pillay and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane have all lost their bid to overturn the North Gauteng High Court ruling on Pillay’s early retirement. A full bench of the high court – Judges Elizabeth Kubushi, Mpostoli Twala and Norman Davis – dismissed Mkhwebane’s appeal […]

DA’s deputy federal chair Ivan Meyer favoured to replace Trollip

DA deputy federal chair Ivan Meyer is considered a firm favourite going into Sunday’s federal council meeting. Meyer is running for interim federal chairperson against two other candidates Khume Ramulifho – MPL in the Gauteng legislature and Nomafrench Mbombo – DA Women’s Network leader and Western Cape health MEC. Dharmesh Dhaya – DA chief whip […]

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Ivan Botha shares a sweet message to his wife Donnalee Roberts on her birthday

Ivan Botha shared the sweetest message with wife and fellow producer Donnalee Roberts on her birthday, calling her the “most incredible, inspirational woman”. Sharing a gorgeous picture of Donnalee on their wedding day, Ivan gushed about his stunning wife. She is the love of my life, oh and happens to be my wife. We thank […]

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Ex-Sars official Ivan Pillay to bring own review case against Public Protector

Former deputy South African Revenue Services commissioner Ivan Pillay has indicated in court documents that he plans to institute his own, separate review of Public Protector (PP) Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings on the so-called “rogue” intelligence unit within the tax service. Pillay says in a court affidavit in support of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s legal […]

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Ivan Pillay was privileged to head Sars with zero qualifications – Shivambu

The EFF deputy accused has, along with others, cried double standards in SA. EFF deputy Floyd Shivambu has questioned the amount of privilege afforded to former South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Ivan Pillay who, according to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, did not possess the necessary qualifications to be appointed to the job. When Mkhwebane […]