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Zuma fires Gordhan as Treasury chief as he reshuffles cabinet - Financial Times

President Jacob Zuma has dismissed Pravin Gordhan as his finance minister, threatening further turmoil for South Africa's fragile economy and setting the stage for the biggest crisis yet for the ruling African National Congress under his leadership. Mr ...and more »

South Africa's president sacks the finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle - The Economist

JACOB ZUMA waited until the dead of night to tell South Africans that he had fired their respected finance minister. Rumours of a cabinet reshuffle had been swirling for months. Finally, in a press statement released just after midnight, President Zuma ...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 »

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 »

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 Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been axed, and has been replaced by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba. Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas has also been replaced by Sfiso ...and more »

Rand, banks and bonds hit as Zuma fires Gordhan - Financial Times

South African president Jacob Zuma's dismissal of his well-regarded finance minister Pravin Gordhan triggered a sharp market reaction on Friday as bond yields jumped and bank shares declined. The rand was on course for its worst week since 2015, down 7 ...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 Africa's new finance minister to 'radically transform' economy - The Guardian

Malusi Gigaba, appointed after Jacob Zuma sacked Pravin Gordhan, promises wealth redistribution in swing to the left. Jason Burke in Johannesburg. Sat 1 Apr 2017 09.40 EDT Last modified on Sat 1 Apr 2017 12.47 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Cabinet Reshuffle: The Boot For Pravin Gordhan, Checkmate For Jacob Zuma - The Inquisitr

On Thursday, South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, gave nearly 20 ministers and deputy ministers their marching orders in a merciless late-night cabinet reshuffle. Among the casualties were the Minster of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, and his deputy ...and more »

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

Divisions within party underlined by unprecedented verbal attack from deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa. Jason Burke in Johannesburg. Fri 31 Mar 2017 14.05 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 21.46 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via ...and more »