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iafrica.com
Media slated over JZ-Gordhan narrativeof the Presidency has condemned the media for insinuating that President Jacob
Media slated over JZ-Gordhan narrative
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of the Presidency has condemned the media for insinuating that President Jacob Zuma is at "war" with Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, calling it a "toxic narrative". The Presidency says that the reports claim that the purpose of the war is so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister of Finance Addresses Delegates At the South African Metals Engineering Indaba, 27 MayFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan will deliver a closing address at the 2nd South
Minister of Finance Addresses Delegates At the South African Metals Engineering Indaba, 27 May
AllAfrica.com / Posted 56 minutes ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will deliver a closing address at the 2nd Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba in Sandton. The annual Indaba is aimed at sparking the revival of the metals and engineering sector in particular, and the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Clock is ticking as ratings agencies examine SAPretoria - The Cabinet has not discussed reports of the arrest of Finance Minis
Clock is ticking as ratings agencies examine SA
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Pretoria - The Cabinet has not discussed reports of the arrest of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan by the Hawks, but President Jacob Zuma and his executive warned both Gordhan and the unit to stop the public mudslinging. Minister in the Presidency... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Van Rooyen’s temporary residence where ‘5-star expectations are surpassed time and again’Nene in the key position. He was appointed Cooperative Governance and Tradition
Van Rooyen’s temporary residence where ‘5-star expectations are surpassed time and again’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
Nene in the key position. He was appointed Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister four days later. Pravin Gordhan‚ in his budget speech tabled in Parliament on February 24‚ made a point of emphasising that government was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government, Society Collaboration Key to SA SuccessPretoria — Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says establishing common projects wi
Government, Society Collaboration Key to SA Success
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Pretoria — Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says establishing common projects with concrete outcomes, which will benefit all sections of South Africa's citizens, is key to the future success of the country. The Minister said this on Thursday when he... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Van Rooyen’s temporary residence where ‘5-star expectations are surpassed time and again’Nene in the key position. He was appointed Cooperative Governance and Tradition
Van Rooyen’s temporary residence where ‘5-star expectations are surpassed time and again’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Nene in the key position. He was appointed Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister four days later. Pravin Gordhan‚ in his budget speech tabled in Parliament on February 24‚ made a point of emphasising that government was... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Nedbank chief has a swipe at Zumaand commendable person. "On a more positive note, you can replace that dubious
Nedbank chief has a swipe at Zuma
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 4 hours ago
and commendable person. "On a more positive note, you can replace that dubious someone with a proper appointment (Pravin Gordhan) and stem the tide. So, if you do that in one day, you will have done something pretty phenomenal. "I would... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Govt accused of spending R500k to settle Des Van Rooyen’s hotel billavoid further damage to the economy. Despite austerity warnings from the Natio
Govt accused of spending R500k to settle Des Van Rooyen’s hotel bill
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 hours ago
avoid further damage to the economy. Despite austerity warnings from the National Treasury and calls by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for spending to be reined in, Van Rooyen’s hotel bill has been calculated at R4,000 a night. The Public Works... Read more
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iafrica.com
Nedbank chief has a swipe at Zumaand commendable person. "On a more positive note, you can replace that dubious
Nedbank chief has a swipe at Zuma
iafrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
and commendable person. "On a more positive note, you can replace that dubious someone with a proper appointment (Pravin Gordhan) and stem the tide. So, if you do that in one day, you will have done something pretty phenomenal. "I would... Read more
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iol.co.za
Khoza takes on Zuma... and goes for the jugularand commendable person. “On a more positive note, you can replace that dubious
Khoza takes on Zuma... and goes for the jugular
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
and commendable person. “On a more positive note, you can replace that dubious someone with a proper appointment (Pravin Gordhan) and stem the tide. So, if you do that in one day, you will have done something pretty phenomenal.” Khoza... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Finance minister insists SA is on the right track Pravin Gordhan says the country is not 'hurtling towards a downgrade' & is in
Finance minister insists SA is on the right track
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 hours ago
Pravin Gordhan says the country is not 'hurtling towards a downgrade' & is in fact on the path to recovery. FILE: Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. Finance Minister... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu urges ANC to take responsibility, resolve disunity & scandalsthat will only get worse. Ntshalintshali also said they’re worried about how t
Cosatu urges ANC to take responsibility, resolve disunity & scandals
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 hours ago
that will only get worse. Ntshalintshali also said they’re worried about how the spat between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks is playing out. “We are not taking sides in terms of whether there should be an investigation... Read more
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iafrica.com
SA a well-managed economy - GordhanFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan says South Africa is not 'hurtling towards a do
SA a well-managed economy - Gordhan
iafrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says South Africa is not 'hurtling towards a downgrade' and and insists the country is on the path to recovery. Gordhan was replying to debate in the National Assembly on Thursday about the need for collective action... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘SA’s commitment to spending cap is positive’will be respected means that the fiscal outcome is very likely, and therefore t
‘SA’s commitment to spending cap is positive’
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
will be respected means that the fiscal outcome is very likely, and therefore the debt should stabilise.” Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan pledged in his February budget to narrow the fiscal deficit and limit gross debt to 50.5 percent of GDP by... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Bad Blood: SACP waves red flag on Zuma-Gupta foul playincluding Mapaila, about the Guptas’ interference in government. The SACP has
Bad Blood: SACP waves red flag on Zuma-Gupta foul play
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 hours ago
including Mapaila, about the Guptas’ interference in government. The SACP has also come out in defence of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan who was being pursued by the Hawks in connection with the special investigating unit operating at the South... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SA won't end up like Venezuela GordhanFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (Saul Loeb/AFP) Cape Town - South Africa will
SA won't end up like Venezuela Gordhan
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (Saul Loeb/AFP) Cape Town - South Africa will not turn into “another Venezuela”, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said in Parliament on Thursday. “We are miles away from Venezuela. We are a well-managed fiscus,”... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Equal Education to picket outside Parliament during Budget speechCape Town – Equal Education will picket outside Parliament when Finance Ministe
Equal Education to picket outside Parliament during Budget speech
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
Cape Town – Equal Education will picket outside Parliament when Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan presents his Budget, the non-profit organisation said on Monday. This was in anticipation of decreased funding for school infrastructure, they said in a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gordhan: Sceptics, doomsayers can’t determine fate of SA economyminister says Moody’s decision to leave the country’s credit rating unchanged a
Gordhan: Sceptics, doomsayers can’t determine fate of SA economy
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 hours ago
minister says Moody’s decision to leave the country’s credit rating unchanged as a 'major success'. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN credit ratings agencies,Pravin Ghordan,Pravin Gordhan on economy CAPE TOWN -... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA's possible slide to 'junk' welcomed by yield-hungry investorsfirst quarter, while the economy is expected to grow by less than 1 percent thi
SA's possible slide to 'junk' welcomed by yield-hungry investors
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 hours ago
first quarter, while the economy is expected to grow by less than 1 percent this year, clouding efforts by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to fight off a credit downgrade. “The downgrade to subinvestmmet will likely trip another 200,000 jobs within... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
State agencies can't be used for political battles Cosatucommittee met this week where it discussed issues including the ongoing fight b
State agencies can't be used for political battles Cosatu
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 hours ago
committee met this week where it discussed issues including the ongoing fight between the Hawks and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. "The federation is unambiguous in its denouncement of this phenomenon and we will not sit idle when agencies... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cosatu takes aim at some Cabinet ministerssingled out Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, Basic Education Ministe
Cosatu takes aim at some Cabinet ministers
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 hours ago
singled out Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. On Gordhan, Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said he had not been helpful to the cause of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Africa's possible slide tofirst quarter, while the economy is expected to grow by less than 1 percent thi
South Africa's possible slide to
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 hours ago
first quarter, while the economy is expected to grow by less than 1 percent this year, clouding efforts by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to fight off a credit downgrade. "The downgrade to subinvestmmet will likely trip another 200,000 jobs within... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Feedback yet to be provided on Oakbay-banks intervention Cabinet sent Pravin Gordhan, Mildred Oliphant and Mosebenzi Zwane to interven
Feedback yet to be provided on Oakbay-banks intervention
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 hours ago
Cabinet sent Pravin Gordhan, Mildred Oliphant and Mosebenzi Zwane to intervene on the matter. FILE: Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. Picture: GCIS. Hawks,Finance Minister Pravin... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu warns the ANC has entered a new phase of declineGeneral Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali also says they’re worried about how the
Cosatu warns the ANC has entered a new phase of decline
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 hours ago
General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali also says they’re worried about how the spat between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks is playing out. “We are not taking sides in terms of whether there should be an investigation... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Fitch: SA’s underperformance of GDP growth poses a ratings risk"quick fixes" in fiscal policy in the run up to elections, which Fitch says wil
Fitch: SA’s underperformance of GDP growth poses a ratings risk
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 hours ago
"quick fixes" in fiscal policy in the run up to elections, which Fitch says will discourage investment. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan met with Fitch and Standard & Poor’s last week, saying it’s unclear at this stage whether the country’s debt... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cabinet did not discuss arrest of GordhanThulani Gqirana and Jenni Evans, News24 Pravin Gordhan. (AP) Cape Town - Cabi
Cabinet did not discuss arrest of Gordhan
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Thulani Gqirana and Jenni Evans, News24 Pravin Gordhan. (AP) Cape Town - Cabinet did not discuss the possible arrest - or not - of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Thursday. Nor did they discuss... Read more
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iafrica.com
Gordhan can't predict ratings outcomesFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Credit: GCIS Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
Gordhan can't predict ratings outcomes
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Credit: GCIS Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said it is still unclear whether South Africa's sovereign credit rating will be downgraded following discussions with credit ratings agencies Standard & Poor's and Fitch... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Gordhan can't predict ratings outcomesFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Credit: GCIS Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
Gordhan can't predict ratings outcomes
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted yesterday
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Credit: GCIS Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said it is still unclear whether South Africa's sovereign credit rating will be downgraded following discussions with credit ratings agencies Standard & Poor's and Fitch... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Africa's strategic fuel stock sold off in secretsale took place with the permission of Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson,
South Africa's strategic fuel stock sold off in secret
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
sale took place with the permission of Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, but without that of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, whose concurrence is needed under the Central Energy Fund Act. A state-owned entity is also required to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Union rejects hefty pay hikes for managerssaid it was undermining for the union because it has struggled to secure increa
Union rejects hefty pay hikes for managers
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
said it was undermining for the union because it has struggled to secure increases for workers. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, delivering his Budget speech earlier this year, called on the government to cut back on salaries, hiring new... Read more
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Eye Witness News
In a nutshell: EWN’s exclusive interview with Eskom's CEOthe finance minister reshuffling & nuclear power for SA. FILE: Eskom CEO Brian
In a nutshell: EWN’s exclusive interview with Eskom's CEO
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
the finance minister reshuffling & nuclear power for SA. FILE: Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: AFP. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan,Gupta family,nuclear power,Brian Molefe JOHANNESBURG – In between attempts to go to the gym, starting work... Read more
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Eye Witness News
PROFILE: Brian Molefe, the man at the helm of Eskomlater in our interview he expressed his desire to stay on at Eskom, adding that
PROFILE: Brian Molefe, the man at the helm of Eskom
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
later in our interview he expressed his desire to stay on at Eskom, adding that he stood by current Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. He praised Gordhan for inspiring confidence and uniting the country in his efforts to avoid the dreaded junk... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SACP stands firm on Ntlemeza ‘apartheid cop’ claimswork, while white people joined it to uphold the system. Last week, the SACP s
SACP stands firm on Ntlemeza ‘apartheid cop’ claims
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
work, while white people joined it to uphold the system. Last week, the SACP said it was supporting Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, and that Ntlemeza had been overheard saying he had a mandate to harass communists. The party’s Alex Mashilo... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Nhleko's comments 'unconstitutional' SACPTuesday criticised the SACP’s recent "unfair, malicious” statement, in which it
Nhleko's comments 'unconstitutional' SACP
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Tuesday criticised the SACP’s recent "unfair, malicious” statement, in which it said an investigation into Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan amounted to "apartheid era tactics". The SACP last week threw its weight behind Gordhan and criticised... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 25 May 2016Audis and sedans. The purchase of luxury cars for cabinet ministers themselves
African Press Review 25 May 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Audis and sedans. The purchase of luxury cars for cabinet ministers themselves has been frowned on by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who has appealed for modest purchases as part of a general belt-tightening required by government in order... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Why it’s appropriate that South Africans rally behind finance ministerOPINION: Pravin Gordhan,South Africa economy,Shaun Abrahams The media & publ
Why it’s appropriate that South Africans rally behind finance minister
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
OPINION: Pravin Gordhan,South Africa economy,Shaun Abrahams The media & public commentators play a vital role in pointing out possible dangers to a country’s economy. This... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Molefe's Gupta lesson - don't offer people SA Finance Minister job, you'll end up in Saudi ArabiaAfricans don't like that job being offered to people all the time‚” he continue
Molefe's Gupta lesson - don't offer people SA Finance Minister job, you'll end up in Saudi Arabia
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Africans don't like that job being offered to people all the time‚” he continued. Molefe then commended finance minister Pravin Gordhan for his “excellent work in making sure that [SA's credit] ratings are maintained”. Molefe said that he wants... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA braces for verdict from ratings agenciesthe economy to anticipate the worst,” Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ball
SA braces for verdict from ratings agencies
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
the economy to anticipate the worst,” Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ballim said. Fitch said after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan unveiled his Budget in February it saw a number of implementation risks to his plan to cut spending and lower... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA met S&P team, spoke to Fitch last week - Treasurythe economy to anticipate the worst,” Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ball
SA met S&P team, spoke to Fitch last week - Treasury
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
the economy to anticipate the worst,” Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ballim said. Fitch said after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan unveiled his budget in February that it saw a number of implementation risks to his plan to cut spending and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
I’ve never been asked to be finance minister - Molefesays he wants to continue in his position. Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: Re
I’ve never been asked to be finance minister - Molefe
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
says he wants to continue in his position. Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN eskom,Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan,Eskom CEO,Brian Molefe,Brian Molefe made permanent Eskom CEO JOHANNESBURG – Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has told... Read more
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iol.co.za
S&P, Fitch meet SA over reviewthe economy to anticipate the worst,” Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ball
S&P, Fitch meet SA over review
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
the economy to anticipate the worst,” Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ballim said. Fitch said after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan unveiled his budget in February that it saw a number of implementation risks to his plan to cut spending and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police minister slams SACP for Ntlemeza attackmalicious, critical statement" recently issued by the SACP, where they likened
Police minister slams SACP for Ntlemeza attack
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
malicious, critical statement" recently issued by the SACP, where they likened an investigation into Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to "apartheid era tactics". Nhleko said it was puzzling that the party was criticising others based on... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Police budget used to buy Zuma’s wives 10 vehicles – See what brands they choseAudi SUVs and sedans. The purchase of luxury cars for Cabinet ministers themse
Police budget used to buy Zuma’s wives 10 vehicles – See what brands they chose
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Audi SUVs and sedans. The purchase of luxury cars for Cabinet ministers themselves has been frowned on by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan‚ who has appealed for modest purchases as part of a general belt-tightening required by government in order... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Police budget used to buy Zuma’s wives 10 vehicles - see what brands they chosewives included: The purchase of luxury cars for Cabinet ministers themselves h
Police budget used to buy Zuma’s wives 10 vehicles - see what brands they chose
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
wives included: The purchase of luxury cars for Cabinet ministers themselves has been frowned on by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan‚ who has appealed for modest purchases as part of a general belt-tightening required by government in order... Read more
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iol.co.za
NPA not charging Zuma seen as politicalconsiderations or pressure is not part of it. Meanwhile, Abrahams said that th
NPA not charging Zuma seen as political
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
considerations or pressure is not part of it. Meanwhile, Abrahams said that the NPA would also not charge Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for his alleged involvement in the establishment of the so-called rogue unit at the South African Revenue... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 24 May 2016numerous dysfunctional snapshots of its institutions. First, there was a repor
African Press Review 24 May 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
numerous dysfunctional snapshots of its institutions. First, there was a report of the planned arrest of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for alleged misdeeds committed when he was boss of the South African Revenue Service. Then we had mayhem in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Stats SA reveals economic growth remains at 1,3 percent Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that growth for this year is foreca
Stats SA reveals economic growth remains at 1,3 percent
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that growth for this year is forecast at 0,9 percent for 2016. Picture: Freeimages. CAPE TOWN - Statistics South Africa has revealed the country’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prosecutor to Challenge Order On Zuma Corruption Chargesracketeering, fraud and money laundering. The prosecutor also announced on Mon
Prosecutor to Challenge Order On Zuma Corruption Charges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
racketeering, fraud and money laundering. The prosecutor also announced on Monday that South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, was not being investigated for espionage Abrahams denied media reports that the country's financial minister... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'No collusion between NPA, Hawks to prosecute suspended, ex-state employees'media in Pretoria yesterday where he announced that the NPA would appeal the sp
'No collusion between NPA, Hawks to prosecute suspended, ex-state employees'
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
media in Pretoria yesterday where he announced that the NPA would appeal the spy tapes matter, and that finance minister Pravin Gordhan is to a suspect in the Sars investigations unit probe. “There’s no evidence remotely that has been brought to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Likely Fed hike weakens randrand gained earlier after South Africa’s top prosecutor denied involvement in a
Likely Fed hike weakens rand
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
rand gained earlier after South Africa’s top prosecutor denied involvement in a political plot to unseat Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and said reports that his arrest was imminent for authorising a “rogue” investigative unit at the national tax... Read more
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