KPMG fiasco has implications for Zuma

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President Jacob Zuma chairing the Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council (BEEAC) workshop on 20 June 2017.

 

 

 

JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma’s lawyer says he is following the KPMG saga with keen interest.

This follows revelations that the investigator behind a now discredited SARS report also compiled the state’s forensic probe into Zuma.

It looks likely that the president's legal team may use questions over the legality of the withdrawn KPMG report on the SARS intelligence unit in their favour as Zuma fights the reinstatement of corruption charges.

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At the same time, the presence of a member of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts at a SARS media briefing on KPMG on Monday has raised concerns.

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts member Mnyamezeli Booi was on the panel at that briefing.

eNCA reporter Karyn Maughan asked Booi about links between the two high-profile KPMG investigations.

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