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

Pravin 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 ...

South Africa cabinet bloodbath exposes ANC generational divide - Independent

Zuma, 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 ...

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: 6:04 AM ...

Zuma wreaks his revenge, at last - Politicsweb

Mutiny 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 ...

Zuma's Late Night Reshuffle Leads To Joyless Swearing In Of New Ministers - Huffington 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 ...

Zuma finally sacks key minister - The Tribune

Demonstrators 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 ...

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

New 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 ...

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

JOHANNESBURG 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.

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 ...

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

Disgruntled 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 ...

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 Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance minister - Daily Mail

PRETORIA, 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 ...

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

Deputy 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 ...

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

JOHANNESBURG, 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.

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 ...

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

Outgoing 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 ...

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 ...

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

South 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 ...

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

Fired 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, ...