European stocks shrug off tough Trump trade talk - Yahoo News

European 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 »

Jacob Zuma sacks Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan -

Major cabinet reshuffle comes as calls for South African president to quit grow amid political and financial turmoil. 31 Mar 2017 21:19 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. The sacked finance minister Pravin Gordhan has a strong ...and more »

Old Mutual slides on fears over exposure to South Africa - Financial Times

Old Mutual was the sharpest faller on the FTSE 100 on Friday as the insurer led declines in UK-listed stocks with exposure to South Africa following the dismissal of the country's finance minister. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the ...and more »

Zuma must go - SACP - News24

Cape Town - "Reckless" President Jacob Zuma should resign, the South African Communist Party (SACP) said on Friday. The political bureau of the SACP resolved this after meeting in Gauteng earlier on Friday, following Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle, said ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Jacob Zuma faces backlash over South Africa cabinet purge - Financial Times

President Jacob Zuma faced a backlash after his decision to sack Pravin Gordhan, his finance minister, and eight other cabinet members, rocked South Africa's markets and threatened the biggest crisis in the ruling African National Congress under his ...and more »

South Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance minister - The Seattle Times

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... (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) More.and more »

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

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.and more »

ANC leaders lay into Zuma, but to what effect? - Independent Online

Johannesburg - ANC and government leaders past, present and outgoing voiced their condemnation of President Jacob Zuma's firing of Pravin Gordhan on Friday, with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa rubbishing the reasons the president advanced for his ...and more »

Zuma under fire for sacking finance minister - Deutsche Welle

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. Südafrika Pretoria Präsident ...and more »