Browsing: Pravin Gordhan

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Nuclear simply not affordable for SA: analyst

A nuclear programme cannot be implemented in a fiscally responsible way in the current economic growth environment, an analyst warns. “Any single way you look at it, nuclear does not work in the current growth

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Zuma booed as drive to oust him grows

South African labour unions that helped President Jacob Zuma win control of the ruling ANC a decade ago have turned on him, adding to the tide of opposition to his rule as his term as party leader draws to a close. Zuma, 75, was forced to

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Phosa throws his hat in the ring

South African businessman Mathews Phosa said he accepted a nomination to stand as president of the ruling ANC. Phosa will challenge deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a former chairwoman

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Court stalls SA nuclear plans

South Africa hasn’t complied with the constitution in seeking bidders for a nuclear energy programme and must cancel any deals that have already been signed, the Western Cape high court ruled. The government must

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SA mulls annual wealth tax

South Africa’s finance ministry has asked for a study into the introduction of an annual wealth tax as the government seeks to boost the standard of living of the black majority. The Davis Tax Committee

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Cyril takes the gloves off

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the gloves off in the contest to become South Africa’s next leader, delivering a scathing speech criticising “the rot” and widespread patronage plaguing the ANC. Ramaphosa stopped short

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Zuma’s survival plan: keep power in family

President Jacob Zuma may maintain his political clout well after he relinquishes office if his ex-wife and mother of four of his children, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, succeeds him. While Zuma, 75, hasn’t openly anointed

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Give Gigaba time: Kganyago

Newly appointed finance minister Malusi Gigaba should be given time to settle into the job before being judged on his performance, according to central bank governor Lesetja Kganyago. President Jacob Zuma’s decision to fire Pravin Gordhan as finance

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