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Zuma must explain cabinet reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma is legally bound to show he acted rationally when he fired Pravin Gordhan as his finance minister and made 19 other changes to his administration in a decision that caused shock and dismay, the nation’s high court said. Zuma

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Zuma must explain cabinet reshuffle

The high court has ordered President Jacob Zuma to explain why he made changes to his cabinet that included firing Pravin Gordhan as finance minister in March, a move that sparked street demonstrations and a downgrade of the

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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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