5 May 2020
South African Airways (SAA), may have reached the end of the line and now at the verge of liquidation following the rejection of another bailout request.
26 Nov 2018
South Africa's respected former finance minister Pravin Gordhan reported leftist opposition leader Julius Malema to police on Monday for allegedly inciting violence following inflammatory remarks he made last week.
18 Jul 2017
South Africa's respected former finance minister Pravin Gordhan called Tuesday for President Jacob Zuma to resign, stepping up pressure on the embattled leader.
28 Apr 2017
South Africa's former finance minister Pravin Gordhan, who was dramatically fired by President Jacob Zuma, has warned that the ruling ANC party could lose power in the next election.
7 Apr 2017
If South Africa loses two of its prized investment grade credit ratings for foreign and local currency borrowing in the turmoil triggered by the sacking of the finance minister, the country could lose more than $10 billion in investment funds.
6 Apr 2017
South Africa's former finance minister Pravin Gordhan, whose sacking has fuelled divisions within the ANC party, warned Thursday that the government risked being taken over by "a bunch of gangsters".
31 Mar 2017
The sacking of South Africa's respected finance minister in a cabinet purge pitched the ruling ANC party into chaos Friday, creating one of its biggest tests since leading the fight against apartheid.
31 Mar 2017
South Africa's rand plunged five percent Friday after President Jacob Zuma sacked his finance minister and made ten new cabinet appointments in a dramatic reshuffle that has fuelled fears of a split in the ruling African National Congress.
31 Mar 2017
South Africa’s currency and bonds weakened again on Wednesday as expectations rise that President Jacob Zuma will sack finance minister Pravin Gordhan following the funeral of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada later in the day.
30 Mar 2017
South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to sack his respected finance minister, a government coalition party confirmed Thursday, in a move which could split the African National Congress (ANC).
28 Mar 2017
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan returned to South Africa Tuesday, officials said, after he was recalled from a trade trip by President Jacob Zuma, fuelling speculation of a dramatic political showdown.
27 Mar 2017
South African President Jacob Zuma has ordered his finance minister to return from an overseas investment trip, the presidency said Monday, fuelling speculation that a cabinet reshuffle is imminent.