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#Zumicon: Gordhan and others fired, Zuma cabinet full of Gupta “associates” - BizNews

There is every chance that President Jacob Zuma has finally gone too far. The deeply flawed leader of South Africa's ruling ANC has blown off the advice of party's stalwarts, half the Top Six, innumerable political and economic analysts, international ...and more »

South African Assets Tumble as Gloom Pervades Fiscal Outlook - Bloomberg

South African bank stocks tumbled and bonds plunged as the rand headed for its biggest weekly slide since 2015 after the firing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan raised concerns about the country's fiscal path and its investment-grade credit rating.and more »

Stakes for South Africa's democracy are high as Zuma plunges the knife - The Conversation AU

South Africa has reached a crisis point in its political history that's been looming on the horizon for more than a year. In the dark of night – literally – President Jacob Zuma demonstrated his ruthlessness by firing finance minister, Pravin Gordhan ...and more »

Meet #Zumicon Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba: Zupta man with keys to National Treasury - BizNews

South Africa's new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is doomed from the start. This is because he is inevitably associated with the state capture strategy being carried out by President Jacob Zuma, while his friends the Gupta brothers stand in the wings ...and more »

South African currency plunges after Jacob Zuma fires finance minister in cabinet purge -

South Africa's currency plummeted on Friday after President Jacob Zuma fired his finance minister in a Cabinet reshuffle that spooked investors and raised concerns about the management of the country's economy. Mr Zuma, 74, who has been under pressure ...and more »

Gordhan: Zuma's reasons for firing me 'absolute nonsense' - Eyewitness News

Pravin Gordhan and Mcebisi Jonas were among five ministers and two deputies who were fired by President Jacob Zuma in a Cabinet reshuffle. FILE: Pravin Gordhan. Picture: GCIS. President Jacob Zuma · Jacob Zuma · Pravin Gordhan · Cabinet reshuffle ...and more »

Firing of South Africa's Finance Minister Widens a Political Rift - New York Times

JOHANNESBURG — The two rival factions inside South Africa's governing African National Congress attacked each other publicly on Friday after President Jacob Zuma abruptly fired a well-respected finance minister who was considered a bulwark against ...and more »

Zuma: Cabinet reshuffle to improve efficiency and effectiveness - Eyewitness News

The Presidency released a statement in the early hours of Friday morning announcing the adjustments affecting 20 people. FILE: President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS. President Jacob Zuma · Cabinet reshuffle · Malusi Gigaba · Finance Minister Pravin ...and more »

South African president Jacob Zuma 'may step down early' in 2018 - The Guardian

Zuma could go 12 months before his term expires under deal with ANC opponents involving exit of finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Reuters. Thu 30 Mar 2017 12.51 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 21.50 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Jacob Zuma sacks Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan -

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has come under mounting pressure over his decision to sack Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in a dramatic cabinet reshuffle after days of speculation that rocked the country's markets and currency. A statement from ...and more »