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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 cabinet bloodbath exposes ANC generational divide - Independent;

South Africa cabinet bloodbath exposes ANC generational divide - Independent

IndependentSouth Africa cabinet bloodbath exposes ANC generational divideIndependentZuma, wife and vice president at the State of Nation Address last year. Rifts are growing in his ANC. Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South African President Jacob Zuma's sweeping cabinet overhaul exposes deep divisions between the ANC's ...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 »

European stocks shrug off tough Trump trade talk - Yahoo News;

European stocks shrug off tough Trump trade talk - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsEuropean stocks shrug off tough Trump trade talkYahoo NewsEuropean stock markets ended the week higher on bargain-hunting Friday, shrugging off weakness on Wall Street where tough talk on trade from US President Donald Trump's administration revived concerns about a global trade war. In London, stock prices ...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 »

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. ANALYSIS. The swearing in of new ministers after the 2014 national ...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 »

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 »

Top 7 quotes from Pravin on his last day as finance minister - Times LIVE;

Top 7 quotes from Pravin on his last day as finance minister - Times LIVE

Times LIVETop 7 quotes from Pravin on his last day as finance ministerTimes LIVEThe axed finance minister Pravin Gordhan opened up to media on Friday‚ only a few hours after learning of his firing via television news. He was greeted by hundreds of cheering and applauding staff members who banged on tables as he entered.and more »

South Africa's credit ratings at risk as Gigaba takes over Treasury - Times of India

South Africa's credit ratings at risk as Gigaba takes over TreasuryTimes of India... * Fiscal discipline in focus after reshuffle. * Home affairs head appointed new finmin. * Zuma fires Gordhan as finance minister. By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo. JOHANNESBURG, March 31 (Reuters) - New South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba got a ...and more »

Sacking triggers civil war in South Africa's ruling ANC - Arab News;

Sacking triggers civil war in South Africa's ruling ANC - Arab News

Arab NewsSacking triggers civil war in South Africa's ruling ANCArab NewsSouth African former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan holds an alleged intelligence report as he addressed media. (AFP). JOHANNESBURG: The sacking of South Africa's respected finance minister in a cabinet purge pitched the ruling ANC party into chaos ...and more »

Outa mulls legal action after #CabinetReshuffle - Independent Online;

Outa mulls legal action after #CabinetReshuffle - Independent Online

Independent OnlineOuta mulls legal action after #CabinetReshuffleIndependent 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 Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) said on Friday that ...and more »

[WATCH LIVE] Briefing on Kathrada's memorial service - Eyewitness News;

[WATCH LIVE] Briefing on Kathrada's memorial service - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness News[WATCH LIVE] Briefing on Kathrada's memorial serviceEyewitness NewsEyewitness News | The Ahmed Kathrada and Nelson Mandela Foundations are briefing the media on the cancellation of Ahmed Kathrada's state memorial service. Cabinet reshuffle · Ahmed Kathrada Foundation · Nelson Mandela Foundation · Ahmed ...and more »

Crunch Time for South Africa and the ANC - The American Interest

Crunch Time for South Africa and the ANCThe American InterestSouth African President Jacob Zuma has ousted his independent finance minister, as part of a massive cabinet reshuffle that has many in his own party crying foul. The Wall Street Journal reports: South Africa's ruling African National Congress lurched ...and more »

Gordhan: I hope to have tea with Zuma soon - Times LIVE;

Gordhan: I hope to have tea with Zuma soon - Times LIVE

Times LIVEGordhan: I hope to have tea with Zuma soonTimes LIVEFired finance minister Pravin Gordhan believes he and President Jacob Zuma can maintain a friendly relationship. Speaking at a press conference with Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas‚ Gordhan was asked about his relationship with President Jacob ...and more »

South Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance minister - KIRO Seattle

South Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance ministerKIRO SeattlePRETORIA, 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 »

Malema alleges Guptas gave Gigaba cash, house in Cape Town - Citizen;

Malema alleges Guptas gave Gigaba cash, house in Cape Town - Citizen

CitizenMalema alleges Guptas gave Gigaba cash, house in Cape TownCitizenHome Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba briefs media about the new regulations with regard to unabridged birth certificates needed for minors to travel to the country at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Rosebank, 2 July 2015. Picture Neil McCartney ...and more »

FTSE 100 movers: South Africans feel the pain after Zuma sacks finance minister - DIGITALLOOK;

FTSE 100 movers: South Africans feel the pain after Zuma sacks finance minister - DIGITALLOOK

DIGITALLOOKFTSE 100 movers: South Africans feel the pain after Zuma sacks finance ministerDIGITALLOOKSouth African stocks weighed heavily as the major fallers on the FTSE 100 after President Jacob Zuma sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Shares of firms with operations in South Africa dominated the top 10 decliners. Old Mutual dived after Gordhan ...and more »