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South Africa's president fired his respected finance minister - and now the rand is tumbling - Business Insider;

South Africa's president fired his respected finance minister - and now the rand is tumbling - Business Insider

Business InsiderSouth Africa's president fired his respected finance minister - and now the rand is tumblingBusiness InsiderPravin Gordhan Mcebisi Jonas Pravin Gordhan seen with his deputy Mcebisi Jonas in Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday. Gordhan was fired as South Africa's finance minister on Friday. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko. PRETORIA, South Africa — The firing of ...and more »

South Africa's ANC divided, Zuma undermined by cabinet reshuffle - TODAYonline

South Africa's ANC divided, Zuma undermined by cabinet reshuffleTODAYonlineANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe briefs the media at the end of the party's National Executive Committee meeting in Pretoria. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 3:50 PM, March 31, 2017. Updated: 6:04 AM ...and more »

Zuma wreaks his revenge, at last - Politicsweb

Zuma wreaks his revenge, at lastPoliticswebMutiny is a high-risk venture. However justified it might be, no matter how much the country might be groaning under the burden of a despised leader, the plotters typically only have one swing of the axe, so to speak. Should they fail and the head of ...and more »

Zuma's Late Night Reshuffle Leads To Joyless Swearing In Of New Ministers - Huffington Post South Africa (blog);

Zuma's Late Night Reshuffle Leads To Joyless Swearing In Of New Ministers - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)Zuma's Late Night Reshuffle Leads To Joyless Swearing In Of New MinistersHuffington Post South Africa (blog)The event kicked off an hour late, in stark contrast to the last swearing in. 31/03/2017 18:41 SAST | Updated 6 hours ago. Verashni Pillay Editor-in-Chief, HuffPost South Africa. 00:0000:0000:00. 00:00. ANALYSIS. The swearing in of new ministers after ...and more »

Zuma finally sacks key minister - The Tribune;

Zuma finally sacks key minister - The Tribune

The TribuneZuma finally sacks key ministerThe TribuneDemonstrators protest against South African President Jacob Zuma's firing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, outside Parliament in Cape Town on Friday. Reuters. Johannesburg, March 31. South African President Jacob Zuma has sacked his Indian-origin ...and more »

Firing Gordhan has put the public purse in Zuma's hands - Independent Online;

Firing Gordhan has put the public purse in Zuma's hands - Independent Online

Independent OnlineFiring Gordhan has put the public purse in Zuma's handsIndependent OnlineNew Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's close ties to Zuma cronies, and in particular the Guptas, are a grave concern, writes Jannie Rossouw. South Africa has entered a new political chapter that promises catastrophic outcomes after President Jacob Zuma ...and more »

South Africa's ANC divided, Zuma undermined by cabinet reshuffle | Reuters - Firstpost

South Africa's ANC divided, Zuma undermined by cabinet reshuffle | ReutersFirstpostJOHANNESBURG President Jacob Zuma's midnight sacking of his finance minister shook South African markets on Friday, undermining his authority and threatening to split the African National Congress (ANC) that has governed since the end of apartheid.and more »

ANC: From anti-apartheid fight to internal struggles - Digital Journal;

ANC: From anti-apartheid fight to internal struggles - Digital Journal

Digital JournalANC: From anti-apartheid fight to internal strugglesDigital JournalSouth Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC), now struggling with internal conflicts, started out as an elite black group. The liberation movement took power in 1994, four years after the lifting of a four-decade ban linked to its fight ...and more »

Zuma's cabinet reshuffle causes South African chaos - Irish Times;

Zuma's cabinet reshuffle causes South African chaos - Irish Times

Irish TimesZuma's cabinet reshuffle causes South African chaosIrish TimesAn overnight cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma plunged South Africa into political chaos on Friday, publicly dividing the ruling party's leadership and prompting civil society to take to the streets in protest. South Africans woke to find that ...and more »

ANC leaders activate plan to get rid of Zuma - Mail & Guardian;

ANC leaders activate plan to get rid of Zuma - Mail & Guardian

Mail & GuardianANC leaders activate plan to get rid of ZumaMail & GuardianDisgruntled ANC leaders have followed through on their threats to publicly denounce President Jacob Zuma's decision to axe former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. And, if they follow through on their further threats, Zuma will find himself facing off ...and more »

South Africa: Zuma Under Fire for Sacking Finance Minister - AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Zuma Under Fire for Sacking Finance MinisterAllAfrica.comSouth Africans have lashed out at President Jacob Zuma after he sacked Pravin Gordhan as finance minister. The opposition has called for a vote of no-confidence as the business community warns of economic repercussions. President Jacob Zuma's cabinet ...and more »

South Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance minister - Daily Mail;

South Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance minister - Daily Mail

Daily MailSouth Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance ministerDaily MailPRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - South Africa faced political and financial turmoil on Friday after President Jacob Zuma fired the finance minister in a Cabinet reshuffle, intensifying a rift in the party that took power after the 1994 end of white ...and more »

Ramaphosa, Mantashe have 'freedom to speak out' on Cabinet reshuffle - Citizen;

Ramaphosa, Mantashe have 'freedom to speak out' on Cabinet reshuffle - Citizen

CitizenRamaphosa, Mantashe have 'freedom to speak out' on Cabinet reshuffleCitizenDeputy President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses delegates during the 2016 SALGA conference held in Johannesburg, 29 November 2016. Picture: Refilwe Modise. The ANC leaders have spoken out on Zuma's reshuffle, saying they were simply 'informed' of ...and more »

South Africa's Zuma oversees swearing in of new cabinet ministers - Yahoo Finance

South Africa's Zuma oversees swearing in of new cabinet ministersYahoo FinanceJOHANNESBURG, March 31 (Reuters) - South Africa's new cabinet ministers were sworn in on Friday, following a reshuffle that replaced Pravin Gordhan as finance minister with Malusi Gigaba along with various other ministers and their deputies.and more »

South African President Jacob Zuma faces party revolt after cabinet purge - The Globe and Mail;

South African President Jacob Zuma faces party revolt after cabinet purge - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailSouth African President Jacob Zuma faces party revolt after cabinet purgeThe Globe and MailSouth African President Jacob Zuma is facing a growing mutiny in his ruling party after he orchestrated a midnight purge of his cabinet rivals. Mr. Zuma's dramatic late-night sacking of his finance minister and other cabinet ministers was openly ...and more »

SA Has Strong Case to Remain Investment Grade - Gordhan - AllAfrica.com

SA Has Strong Case to Remain Investment Grade - GordhanAllAfrica.comOutgoing Finance Minister Pravin Gordan said work to restore confidence in the economy among investors, businesses and rating agencies has not been undone. He was speaking at a briefing at Treasury on Friday, following a Cabinet reshuffle in the early ...and more »

Zuma Shows Mugabe The Way - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News;

Zuma Shows Mugabe The Way - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

ZimEye - Zimbabwe NewsZuma Shows Mugabe The WayZimEye - Zimbabwe NewsSouth African President Jacob Zuma last night took a stance against the internal bickering in his government by making a shocking cabinet reshuffle. Zuma in his actions has shown his troubled neighbour President Robert Mugabe that it is possible to ...and more »

eThekwini ANCYL accuses Gordhan of inciting revolt - Independent Online;

eThekwini ANCYL accuses Gordhan of inciting revolt - Independent Online

Independent OnlineeThekwini ANCYL accuses Gordhan of inciting revoltIndependent OnlineOutgoing Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan holds a copy of an intelligence report that President Jacob Zuma used as justification to fire him. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters. Johannesburg – The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) in eThekwini Region has ...and more »

President Zuma used 'nonsense' report to sack me – Finance Minister - P.M. News;

President Zuma used 'nonsense' report to sack me – Finance Minister - P.M. News

P.M. NewsPresident Zuma used 'nonsense' report to sack me – Finance MinisterP.M. NewsSouth Africa's outgoing Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Friday an intelligence report President Jacob Zuma used as justification to fire him was “absolute nonsense”. Gordhan also said during a televised press conference in Pretoria that he had ...and more »

Axed Indian-origin S African Minister rubbishes intel report - Daily News & Analysis

Axed Indian-origin S African Minister rubbishes intel reportDaily News & AnalysisFired Indian-origin South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan today dismissed as "absolute nonsense" an intelligence report which President Jacob Zuma used to sack him. Clearly showing his disgust with the report, Gordhan, 67, waved it in the air, ...and more »