Browsing: Pravin Gordhan

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ANC urges haste on state capture probe

The ANC wants an inquiry into allegations of undue influence on state officials by the Gupta family and private business to move quickly to limit damage to the party’s reputation. “It must move as fast as possible so that

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It’s official: SA is in recession

South Africa’s economy fell into a recession for the first time since 2009 after it contracted for a second straight quarter in the first three months of the year. GDP shrank an annualised 0,7% in the first quarter

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Zuma quashes revolt

President Jacob Zuma has reasserted his control over the ANC as a renewed revolt by some of the party’s most senior leaders fizzled out. While some members of the ANC’s national executive committee

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Gigaba implicated in graft report

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba has been placed at the centre of efforts by President Jacob Zuma and his allies to raid state assets and reap billions of rand from government contracts, a study by eight leading academics from four of the nation’s top universities has found

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ANC NEC to discuss Zuma’s early exit

The top leadership of the ANC will discuss removing President Jacob Zuma from his post at a 26-28 May meeting, according to two senior party officials who will be in attendance

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Zuma risks it all in showdown over Molefe

After months of attacks by opposition parties, labour unions and the courts, President Jacob Zuma now appears to be on a collision course with a more dangerous adversary: his own ruling ANC. ANC secretary-general

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It’s ANC vs Zuma as Molefe returns to Eskom

The newly reinstated head of South Africa’s power utility has been accused of attempting to influence a former minister, reversed plans to close power plants that his predecessor claimed weren’t needed, and set the country’s ruling party

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ANC slams ‘reckless’ Eskom board

The ANC said the state-owned power producer’s decision to reinstate Brian Molefe as CEO is “unfortunate and reckless” because none of the graft accusations against him have been set aside. Molefe, who resigned from Eskom in

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Top court may seal Zuma’s fate

President Jacob Zuma’s political future may hinge on a decision by the nation’s top court whether to force parliament to hold a secret vote on an opposition motion of no confidence in his leadership. While the constitutional court will

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