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Pravin Gordhan

22 Feb 2017
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers the annual budget in parliament Wednesday as he battles to revive the economy and head off loyalists of the president who seek to oust him.
10 Feb 2017
A brawl broke out in South Africa's parliament Thursday as guards exchanged punches with opposition lawmakers who shouted down President Jacob Zuma as he tried to deliver his state of the nation address.
6 Dec 2016
South Africa's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to 0.2 percent, figures showed Tuesday, highlighting the risk of a damaging credit rating downgrade next year.
25 Nov 2016
South Africa braced for a potentially damaging credit rating review Friday as Moody's releases its latest assessment amid political tension, reform blockages and weak economic data.
31 Oct 2016
South Africa's top prosecutor on Monday announced that fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his co-accused would be dropped.
28 Oct 2016
South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who was fine-tuning his toughest Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) up until the last minute, called on South Africans ...
25 Oct 2016
South African President Jacob Zuma said Tuesday he supported Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan who is due in court next week on criminal charges widely seen as politically-motivated.
18 Oct 2016
South Africa's government has descended into open warfare as a clash between President Jacob Zuma and his finance minister unveils rivalries that could tip the country into instability.
12 Oct 2016
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party will meet to discuss the future of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan after he was summoned to court on fraud charges, a party spokesman said Wednesday.
11 Oct 2016
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be prosecuted for fraud, officials said Tuesday, in a move that sent the rand tumbling over concerns about political rivalry and the country's fragile economy.
16 Sep 2016
South Africa’s current account deficit narrowed more than expected in the second quarter, data showed on Tuesday, supporting Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s view that Africa’s most industrialised economy was not in “recession territory”.
8 Jul 2016
South Africa’s economy is not growing fast enough to create jobs, but tax cuts or increases in public spending are unlikely to stimulate growth, a senior Treasury official said on Tuesday.


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