Mkhwebane, EFF, Gordhan standoff goes to Constitional Court

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane are set to face off in court on Tuesday.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane, wants an urgent interdict granted to Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan overturned.


JOHANNESBURG - The standoff between Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan, Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the EFF heads to the Constitutional Court.

Mkhwebane wants an urgent interdict granted to Gordhan overturned.

The interdict blocked remedial action against the Minister relating to his conduct at SARS and in Government.

WATCH: Gordhan, Mkhwebane face off in court

Gordhan was granted an interdict suspending the implementation of the action, pending him taking the report on review.

The Public Protector says the Constitutional Court must give guidance on interim orders against her.

The EFF is supporting the Public Protector saying she should be protected and a stricter test is required for interdicts against her.