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South Africa: ANC in chaos after Jacob Zuma sacks finance minister - The Guardian

Demonstrators protest outside parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, after the firing of finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Photograph: Brenton Geach/AP. Jacob Zuma. South Africa: ANC in chaos after Jacob Zuma sacks finance minister. Divisions within ...and more »

South Africa's new finance minister to 'radically transform' economy - The Guardian

Malusi Gigaba: 'The ownership of wealth and assets remains concentrated in the hands of a small part of the population.' Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images. South Africa. South Africa's new finance minister to 'radically transform' economy ...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 »

Fallout from South Africa's ministerial 'massacre' - BBC News

It was the night of the long knives when President Jacob Zuma sacked the finance minister against the wishes of his senior party leaders. Some say he has chosen a path down to the abyss by removing the much respected Pravin Gordhan from the treasury ...and more »

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

Jacob Zuma had been expected to remain in power until the elections in 2019. Photograph: Nic Bothma/AFP/Getty Images. Jacob Zuma. South African president Jacob Zuma 'may step down early' in 2018. Zuma could go 12 months before his term expires under ...and more »

South Africa falls into economic turmoil as Zuma leaves finance officials in limbo - The Globe and Mail

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, centre, arrives at the High Court in Pretoria, Gauteng province, on Thursday after being recalled from a trade trip by President Jacob Zuma. PHIL MAGAKOE/AFP/Getty Images. Geoffrey York. JOHANNESBURG ...and more »

Jacob Zuma: his exit might be anything but dignified - The Guardian

A veteran of the struggle, South Africa's president has a knack for survival. But he may have gone too far in sacking half his cabinet last week, and his time as leader is drawing to a close. South African president Jacob Zuma. Photograph: Tsvangirayi ...and more »

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 ...and more »

President Jacob Zuma has fired finance minister Pravin Gordhan - Mail & Guardian

President Jacob Zuma is set to announce a major reshuffle of his cabinet. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been axed, and has been replaced by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba. Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas has also been replaced by Sfiso ...and more »

New South Africa finance minister Gigaba calls for radical reform - BBC News

South Africa needs to "radically transform" its economy, the country's new finance minister has said. The treasury has been seen for too long as belonging to "big business, powerful interests and international investors," Malusi Gigaba said. "This is a ...and more »