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Eye Witness News
Cosatu supports no university fee increases calls for 2017time, Cosatu said no one is above the law, but it has warned the Hawks to handl
Cosatu supports no university fee increases calls for 2017
Eye Witness News / Posted 38 minutes ago
time, Cosatu said no one is above the law, but it has warned the Hawks to handle the matter surrounding Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan responsibly. It says while Minister Gordhan is exercising his right not to present himself to the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANCYL: Gordhan will be cleared if he cooperates Yesterday, Pravin Gordhan refused to obey the Hawks’ request to give a warnin
ANCYL: Gordhan will be cleared if he cooperates
Eye Witness News / Posted 38 minutes ago
Yesterday, Pravin Gordhan refused to obey the Hawks’ request to give a warning statement. FILE: Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Picture: GCIS. Hawks,Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan,ANCYL,Pravin... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA academics throw their weight behind Gordhanacademics are concerned about the economic consequences of the spat between Gor
SA academics throw their weight behind Gordhan
Eye Witness News / Posted 38 minutes ago
academics are concerned about the economic consequences of the spat between Gordhan and the Hawks. SA Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan speaks to a group of UCT students a week before the 2016 municipal elections. Picture: Anthony... Read more
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41m
Mail & Guardian
The president's daring power play: Here comes the Zuma vs Gordhan showdownthe president’s friends – potentially puts the president in direct confrontatio
The president's daring power play: Here comes the Zuma vs Gordhan showdown
Mail & Guardian / Posted 41 minutes ago
the president’s friends – potentially puts the president in direct confrontation with the national treasury. More specifically, he could lock horns with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who has blocked granting state money to bail out troubled... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
A Cabinet cull is on the cards as the president's allies draw up a 'hit list'With the country on a knife-edge over continuing threats to oust and arrest Fin
A Cabinet cull is on the cards as the president's allies draw up a 'hit list'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 41 minutes ago
With the country on a knife-edge over continuing threats to oust and arrest Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, supporters of President Jacob Zuma are planning to move in for the kill. The president’s supporters have a “hit list” of Cabinet ministers... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Don't get drawn into political battles, Cosatu warns HawksJohannesburg – The Hawks should be careful not to be drawn into political battl
Don't get drawn into political battles, Cosatu warns Hawks
News 24 South Africa / Posted 52 minutes ago
Johannesburg – The Hawks should be careful not to be drawn into political battles involving Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini said on Thursday. "They must not do a Hollywood style in terms of how they are handling... Read more
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DW
Political thriller plays out in South Africa |South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is a thorn in the eye of for mem
Political thriller plays out in South Africa |
DW / Posted an hour ago
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is a thorn in the eye of for members of the governing African National Congress (ANC) who have been working for years to get unlimited access to the country's finances. For example, they have been trying... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SACP applauds Gordhan for not reporting to HawksSACP's Solly Mapaila says the finance minister did the right thing by not repor
SACP applauds Gordhan for not reporting to Hawks
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
SACP's Solly Mapaila says the finance minister did the right thing by not reporting to the Hawks. Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan at a function in Cape Town. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN Hawks,Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan,SARS,Deputy... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Here's looking at you, Babesto prove themselves. The ANC has been there for years, so what's the big deal b
Here's looking at you, Babes
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted an hour ago
to prove themselves. The ANC has been there for years, so what's the big deal because [Zuma] is still the president. Have you been following what's going on with Pravin Gordhan? Who's Pravin Gordhan? Wodumo is in Johannesburg for the Queen's Pic... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rand weakens to oneThe rand fell as much as 4 percent when it emerged on Tuesday police had summon
Rand weakens to one
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
The rand fell as much as 4 percent when it emerged on Tuesday police had summoned Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to answer questions over the lawfulness of a spy unit in the revenue service. The unit regained some ground in early trade, briefly... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Master of his own demise: How Zuma turned Gordhan into the political victim he once wasmedia statement issued by the Presidency on Thursday, stating that Zuma did not
Master of his own demise: How Zuma turned Gordhan into the political victim he once was
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 hours ago
media statement issued by the Presidency on Thursday, stating that Zuma did not have the powers stop the investigation of Pravin Gordhan and former South African Revenue Service (SARS) officials Ivan Pillay and Johann van Loggerenberg, could have... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Hawks vs Gordhan, Pillay & van Loggerenberg: The Day of the Warninginvestigation into a SARS intelligence-gathering unit. The pair were called to
Hawks vs Gordhan, Pillay & van Loggerenberg: The Day of the Warning
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 hours ago
investigation into a SARS intelligence-gathering unit. The pair were called to give statements along with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the initial head of the investigative unit, Andries van Rensburg. Only Gordhan declined to meet the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Be humble, go to the Hawks, ANCYL tells GordhanMpho Raborife, News24 Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (Photo: Matthew le Cord
Be humble, go to the Hawks, ANCYL tells Gordhan
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (Photo: Matthew le Cordeur, Fin24) Johannesburg - Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan should show leadership by meeting the Hawks and avoid causing “unnecessary” drama and putting strain on the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gordhan not above the law - Zuma's sonZuma (City Press: Khaya Ngwenya) Durban – While President Jacob Zuma has expre
Gordhan not above the law - Zuma's son
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
Zuma (City Press: Khaya Ngwenya) Durban – While President Jacob Zuma has expressed his support for and confidence in Pravin Gordhan, his son Edward says the finance minister is not above the law. “One is very perturbed by the behaviour and... Read more
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11h
DW
Zuma backs finance minister Gordhan, but won't stop probe |continues to unfold in the highest chambers of power in Africa's most developed
Zuma backs finance minister Gordhan, but won't stop probe |
DW / Posted 11 hours ago
continues to unfold in the highest chambers of power in Africa's most developed economy. South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has rejected a summons by the Hawks, an elite police unit. They're investigating allegations he set up a rogue... Read more
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iol.co.za
Move against Gordhan suggests laws are under threatWhat is behind this battle between the Hawks and Pravin Gordhan? As I see it,
Move against Gordhan suggests laws are under threat
iol.co.za / Posted 12 hours ago
What is behind this battle between the Hawks and Pravin Gordhan? As I see it, the Hawks are acting on behalf of President Zuma in the guise of law enforcement. According to legal experts, there does not seem to be any basis for criminal charges... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
#SarsWars: Here is what South Africans need to know about Gordhan vs everybodyFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan vs President Jacob Zuma vs the Hawks vs state o
#SarsWars: Here is what South Africans need to know about Gordhan vs everybody
Mail & Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan vs President Jacob Zuma vs the Hawks vs state owned enterprises vs the South African Revenue Service (Sars) vs the whole damn country. It’s a messy web of politics, money and ruthless allegations and despite the length... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘No charges were put to Pillay, Van Loggerenberg’are being repeated now.” Bizos said he had joined the protests at the Hawks of
‘No charges were put to Pillay, Van Loggerenberg’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
are being repeated now.” Bizos said he had joined the protests at the Hawks office to show support for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who is also part of the focus of the long-running Hawks investigation but refused to heed a summons to report... Read more
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13h
Eye Witness News
Rand under pressure amid political uncertainty, stocks weakenof 14.1575 overnight. The rand fell as much as 4 percent when it emerged on Tu
Rand under pressure amid political uncertainty, stocks weaken
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
of 14.1575 overnight. The rand fell as much as 4 percent when it emerged on Tuesday police had summoned Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to answer questions over the lawfulness of a spy unit in the revenue service. The unit regained some ground... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu warned ANC e-tolls would cost it electorate’s supporttime, Cosatu says no one is above the law, but it has warned the Hawks to handl
Cosatu warned ANC e-tolls would cost it electorate’s support
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
time, Cosatu says no one is above the law, but it has warned the Hawks to handle the matter surrounding Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan responsibly. It says while Minister Gordhan is exercising his right not to present himself to the... Read more
13h
Eye Witness News
ANC Divided. Confused. No plan – except in Gautengdemonstrated this process to a remarkable degree. The most obvious example is
ANC Divided. Confused. No plan – except in Gauteng
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
demonstrated this process to a remarkable degree. The most obvious example is the decision by the Hawks to demand that Pravin Gordhan present himself to answer pre-charging questions. It’s important to remember that up until this point, the... Read more
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13h
Eye Witness News
‘Former Sars officials not facing charges at this stage’disbanded covert unit within Sars, which the authorities claim was established
‘Former Sars officials not facing charges at this stage’
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
disbanded covert unit within Sars, which the authorities claim was established and operated unlawfully. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has also been implicated in the matter, but after taking legal advice told the Hawks he won’t be presenting... Read more
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13h
News 24 South Africa
ANC leaders must take personal responsibility for election losses - Ramaphosahe said to sharp applause from the audience that included former president Kgal
ANC leaders must take personal responsibility for election losses - Ramaphosa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 hours ago
he said to sharp applause from the audience that included former president Kgalema Motlante, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe, and former finance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stofile 'An Example to Zuma'he told mourners at a packed Fort Hare University Sports Complex. Former presi
Stofile 'An Example to Zuma'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
he told mourners at a packed Fort Hare University Sports Complex. Former president Kgalema Motlante, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula and former finance minister Trevor Manuel were in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ramaphosa joins Zuma in applauding Gordhan– Amid questions about possible political motives behind the move, by the Hawks
Ramaphosa joins Zuma in applauding Gordhan
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 hours ago
– Amid questions about possible political motives behind the move, by the Hawks, against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan; both the president and deputy president have expressed their confidence in Gordhan. President Jacob Zuma’s... Read more
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15h
iol.co.za
‘No charges were put to Pillay, Loggerenberg’are being repeated now.” Bizos said he had joined the protests at the Hawks of
‘No charges were put to Pillay, Loggerenberg’
iol.co.za / Posted 15 hours ago
are being repeated now.” Bizos said he had joined the protests at the Hawks office to show support for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who is also part of the focus of the long-running Hawks investigation but refused to heed a summons to report... Read more
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15h
Eye Witness News
Rand loses ground against major currenciescurrencies The local currency had been improving after the Brexit, which saw t
Rand loses ground against major currencies
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
currencies The local currency had been improving after the Brexit, which saw the pound plummet. FILE: Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. Rand,Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan,SARS JOHANNESBURG - The local currency... Read more
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15h
Eye Witness News
Oupa Magashula confirms he too was summoned by Hawksand the former head of a special unit Johann van Loggerenberg gave similar stat
Oupa Magashula confirms he too was summoned by Hawks
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
and the former head of a special unit Johann van Loggerenberg gave similar statements under warning, but Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has refused to comply with the demands of the Hawks. The Presidency denied that President Jacob Zuma was... Read more
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15h
Mail & Guardian
Cosatu: We are partly to blame for the ANC's poor election resultsmajor concern,” Dlamini said. The federation’s leader also responded to a perc
Cosatu: We are partly to blame for the ANC's poor election results
Mail & Guardian / Posted 15 hours ago
major concern,” Dlamini said. The federation’s leader also responded to a perceived conspiracy against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, apparently led by the Directorate for Priority Crimes Unit (the Hawks). “We don’t know if he’s being... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Former foreign affairs DG rips into Zuma at Stofile funeralhe told mourners at a packed Fort Hare University Sports Complex. Former presi
Former foreign affairs DG rips into Zuma at Stofile funeral
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
he told mourners at a packed Fort Hare University Sports Complex. Former president Kgalema Motlante, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula and former finance minister Trevor Manuel were in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Secrecy surrounds Eskom coal dealthreat to take National Treasury to court comes to light amid the latest signs
Secrecy surrounds Eskom coal deal
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
threat to take National Treasury to court comes to light amid the latest signs of high tension between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and President Jacob Zuma. Gordhan on Thursday declined to report to the Hawks for an interview related to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Release Coal Docs At Your Own Peril, Guptas Warn TreasuryFour days before the Guptas' business chiefs ambushed Finance Minister Pravin G
Release Coal Docs At Your Own Peril, Guptas Warn Treasury
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Four days before the Guptas' business chiefs ambushed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on a radio station, their company Tegeta threatened Treasury over a report into coal contracts with Eskom. The threat occurred when Democratic Alliance MP David... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African Academics Ask Zuma to 'Stop the War' On Finance MinisterFinance minister Pravin Gordhan (file photo). "In December 2015 the shocking d
South African Academics Ask Zuma to 'Stop the War' On Finance Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan (file photo). "In December 2015 the shocking decision by President Jacob Zuma to fire Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene led about 70 senior academic economists from across South African universities to write an open... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Presidency: Zuma, Gordhan conflict speculation is hurtful and misleadingconflict speculation is hurtful and misleading President Zuma has said that he
Presidency: Zuma, Gordhan conflict speculation is hurtful and misleading
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
conflict speculation is hurtful and misleading President Zuma has said that he reaffirmed his faith in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. FILE: President Jacob Zuma during a meeting with business and labour leaders at the Union Buildings in... Read more
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iafrica.com
Gareth Cliff says Zuma is raping the govtPresident Jacob Zuma, accusing the latter of "raping the state-owned enterprise
Gareth Cliff says Zuma is raping the govt
iafrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma, accusing the latter of "raping the state-owned enterprises". Discussing the topic of Finance Minster Pravin Gordhan being investigated by the police on his online radio show Cliffcentral.com; Cliff, known for his outspoken... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ex SARS duo mum on Hawksare being repeated now.” Bizos said he had joined the protests at the Hawks of
Ex SARS duo mum on Hawks
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
are being repeated now.” Bizos said he had joined the protests at the Hawks office to show support for finance minister Pravin Gordhan who was part of the probe by the Hawks. “We stand by the minister of finance. We hope that the people of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malema's Party Speaks on Gordhan 'Debacle'The Economic Freedom Fighters reiterates the previously shared position that th
Malema's Party Speaks on Gordhan 'Debacle'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
The Economic Freedom Fighters reiterates the previously shared position that the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan should, at most, cooperate with the investigation process conducted by the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation, the Hawks,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Has Full Confidence in Minister GordhanFinance minister Pravin Gordhan (file photo). Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma
President Has Full Confidence in Minister Gordhan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan (file photo). Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has expressed his full support and confidence in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, and has emphasised the fact that the Minister has not been found guilty of any... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ivan Pillay, Johann van Loggerenberg appear relaxed after Hawks grillingin Pretoria, but have declined to comment on what happened inside. The pair we
Ivan Pillay, Johann van Loggerenberg appear relaxed after Hawks grilling
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 hours ago
in Pretoria, but have declined to comment on what happened inside. The pair were summoned, along with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, to provide warning statements to detectives in connection with the Hawks investigation into a covert unit... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma slammed at Stofile funeralevery opportunity to show nothing but disdain and contempt for our Constitution
Zuma slammed at Stofile funeral
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
every opportunity to show nothing but disdain and contempt for our Constitution," he said to applause, as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula and former finance minister Trevor Manuel looked on. "Which ANC... Read more
18h
Reuters
South African presidency defends new team to oversee state-owned companiesplans to give President Jacob Zuma supervision over state-owned companies after
South African presidency defends new team to oversee state-owned companies
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
plans to give President Jacob Zuma supervision over state-owned companies after allies of under-fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said it was a tool to limit his control. Cabinet announced on Monday that a new committee on state-owned... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
#SarsWars: Pillay, van Loggerenberg lawyer: there are no charges, just allegationshe said. Meanwhile, many ordinary South Africans and civil soicety organisatio
#SarsWars: Pillay, van Loggerenberg lawyer: there are no charges, just allegations
Mail & Guardian / Posted 18 hours ago
he said. Meanwhile, many ordinary South Africans and civil soicety organisations have rallied around finance minister Pravin Gordhan and the former SARS officials who have been accused of running a so-called “rogue unit” within the revenue... Read more
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iol.co.za
Local market still under pressuretouched on Wednesday and bond yields eased from two-week highs. But the stabil
Local market still under pressure
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
touched on Wednesday and bond yields eased from two-week highs. But the stabilisation looks fragile as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan refused to appear before police who had summoned him over an investigation into a suspected rogue spy unit in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rand gains as Zuma supports Gordhan- South African bonds and the rand rallied after President Jacob Zuma said he h
Rand gains as Zuma supports Gordhan
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
- South African bonds and the rand rallied after President Jacob Zuma said he had “full confidence” in finance minister Pravin Gordhan, allaying concern that the Treasury chief could be replaced amid an investigation into irregularities at the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zuma pledges full support, confidence in Gordhanhim to intervene. FILE: President Jacob Zuma. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. P
Zuma pledges full support, confidence in Gordhan
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 hours ago
him to intervene. FILE: President Jacob Zuma. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. President Jacob Zuma,Hawks,Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan But the President also says he doesn’t have the power to stop any investigations involving the finance... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA calls for an urgent debate on 'witch-hunt' against Gordhanas possible. FILE: DA Leader Mmusi Maimane. Picture: Youtube. President Jacob
DA calls for an urgent debate on 'witch-hunt' against Gordhan
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 hours ago
as possible. FILE: DA Leader Mmusi Maimane. Picture: Youtube. President Jacob Zuma,Democratic Alliance,Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan DA leader Mmusi Maimane has written to Speaker Baleka Mbete requesting the debate be scheduled as soon as... Read more
19h
Mail & Guardian
Presidency speaks: Zuma does not have the power to stop Gordhan investigationPresident Jacob Zuma has “full confidence” in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan,
Presidency speaks: Zuma does not have the power to stop Gordhan investigation
Mail & Guardian / Posted 19 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma has “full confidence” in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, the Presidency said in a statement on Thursday. But he does not have the power to stop any investigations into any individuals, he added. Below is the full statement... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bizos says Hawks’ action raises fears ‘about future of justice and law in SA’Johann van Loggerenberg had been requested to present themselves to the Hawks o
Bizos says Hawks’ action raises fears ‘about future of justice and law in SA’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 hours ago
Johann van Loggerenberg had been requested to present themselves to the Hawks offices in Pretoria. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had also been requested to present himself on Thursday afternoon‚ but he indicated on Wednesday that he would... Read more
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20h
Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Decline Along With The Dollar, As Jackson Hole Beginsthe other interesting news story came in emerging markets and specifically in S
Global Stocks Decline Along With The Dollar, As Jackson Hole Begins
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 hours ago
the other interesting news story came in emerging markets and specifically in South Africa where Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan reportedly refused to heed to police over allegations regarding his actions when he ran the national tax... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All You Need to Know About the Gordhan-SARS-Hawks DramaWe fried our brains working out WTF is going on between Pravin Gordhan and the
All You Need to Know About the Gordhan-SARS-Hawks Drama
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
We fried our brains working out WTF is going on between Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks, and answered the questions South Africans have been asking. Why is my news feed full of updates about Pravin Gordhan? This began on Tuesday evening, after The... Read more
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