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

ANC 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: 5:42 AM ...

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

An 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 ...

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

South 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 ...

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

South 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 ...

Zuma Shows Mugabe The Way - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

South 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 ...

eThekwini ANCYL accuses Gordhan of inciting revolt - Independent Online

Outgoing 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 ...

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

The 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.

Rand, bonds under pressure after Gordhan exit - Moneyweb.co.za

JOHANNESBURG – The rand recovered some ground on Friday as investors took profits after the currency fell sharply following President Jacob Zuma's late night decision to remove finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Stocks also suffered, with banking shares ...

South Africans face uncertain future as Zuma “reshuffles” Gordham - Namibia Economist

South Africa's new ministers and deputy ministers are being sworn in this Friday afternoon, according to a statement issued by the Office of the President in South Africa. This follows in the wake of a late-night cabinet shuffle which effectively ...

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

South 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 ...

Outa mulls legal action after #CabinetReshuffle - Independent Online

Outgoing 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 ...

SACKED SA FINANCE MINISTER SPEAKS - NewsdzeZimbabwe

Axed finance minister Pravin Gordhan has spoken out about the intelligence report which was used to recall him from an investment roadshow and ultimately fire him. Speaking in Pretoria on Friday‚ Gordhan thanked the nation and even President Jacob ...

South Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance minister - Yahoo Singapore News

Pravin Gordhan, former South Africa's finance minister, right, with his deputy Mcebisi Jonas, left, take questions during their joint media conference in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, March 31, 2017. The firing of South Africa's respected finance ...

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

South 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 ...

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

Fired 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 ...

SA's Communist Party warns of looting at treasury after Gordhan's removal - TVC News

South Africa's Communist Party (SACP), an ally of the ruling African National Congress, said on Friday the public should take serious action to prevent corruption at the treasury after President Jacob Zuma axed the finance minister Pravin Gordhan in a ...

'We are at a crossroads': ANC turns on Zuma while the DA goes to court - The Daily Vox (blog)

In the wake of the #CabinetReshuffle, everyone seemed to have something to say. Press conferences, protests, and court interdicts abound; The Daily Vox rounds up the aftermath. Pravin Gordhan. The outgoing finance minister and his deputy minister, ...

South Africa cabinet bloodbath exposes ANC generational divide - Daily Mail

South African President Jacob Zuma's sweeping cabinet overhaul exposes deep divisions between the ANC's apartheid-struggle old guard and a new generation often accused of not living up to expectations. Malusi Gigaba, 45, who replaced Pravin Gordhan ...

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

South 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 ...

South Africa's Currency Tumbles After Finance Minister Is Fired - New York Times

A protest against President Jacob Zuma of South Africa in Cape Town on Friday. Credit Nic Bothma/European Pressphoto Agency. LONDON — The abrupt firing of South Africa's finance minister sent the country's currency tumbling on Friday, deepening a ...