Proceedings at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg were halted on Wednesday following power cuts.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has described a meeting with former deputy finance minister, Mcebisi Jonas in October 2015 regarding the Gupta family’s knowledge of the cabinet reshuffle that sent the rand into freefall.
Ajay Gupta has denied that he ever met former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas, refuting Jonas’s testimony at the State Capture Inquiry.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and former minister of public enterprises, Barbara Hogan, are expected to testify at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture next month.
Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has granted former President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane Zuma permission to cross examine former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas.