Potential successors of South Africa's Zuma - Independent

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | The backlash against South African President Jacob Zuma's shock reshuffle has intensified pressure on him to resign ahead of the 2019 general election. Here are four of his possible successors: – The negotiator –.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

South African President Jacob Zuma's midnight reshuffle throws ruling ANC party into crisis - The Independent

South Africa's Jacob Zuma has taken the biggest political risk of his scandal-hit presidency, sacking the locally and internationally well-regarded finance minister Pravin Gordhan in a dramatic midnight Cabinet reshuffle. By taking the unusual step of ...

Zuma under fire after 'midnight ministerial massacre' in South Africa - KPAX-TV

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (CNN) -- After days of rumors, the official announcement came in an email just after midnight on Friday. South African President Jacob Zuma had swung another scythe through his cabinet, repositioning or firing no less than ...

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 ...

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 ...

Banks take a knock after cabinet reshuffle - Moneyweb.co.za

The pressure on South African banking stocks has intensified, following the late-night axing of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister. The domestic banking index gave up more than 5% shortly after the market opened, in what has been described as a knee ...

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 ...

Pravin Gordhan – Our souls are not for sale - Creamer Media's Engineering News

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan defended the integrity of Treasury and denied allegations that his removal had anything to do with so-called secret meetings intended to undermine the current government. Gordhan addressed media and staff at a ...

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 ...

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 ...