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Mr Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan
South Africa

Mr Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

Date of Birth: 12/04/1949
Place of Birth: Durban


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Gordhan's short leash

The contract of the new South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan runs only until this year's local government elections, Africa Confidential hears from Treasury sources...


Political earthquakes ahead

Although Zuma moved to mitigate the damage caused by sacking Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene by restoring Pravin Gordhan to a job he should perhaps never have been moved from, there was lasting damage to the country's reputation and the rand which will be hard to fix (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Jacob Zuma's costly week

After the ANC and business barons met on 13 December in a meeting coordinated by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, it took their envoys, Zwele Mkhize and Presidency Minister Jeff Radebe, less than an hour to persuade Zuma to back off and again appoint Pravin Gordhan as Finance Minister...

Chronology of a crisis 25 May 2014: President Jacob Zuma makes shock transfer of respected Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan to a lesser portfolio, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs...

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No-fly zone for legal eagles

Morale is poor with insiders fearing a purge of senior officials associated with its former Commissioner, and ex-Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan...


Hard times for the revenue service

Often held up as a model tax organisation for developing countries under the leadership of Pravin Gordhan in 1999-2009, it is now the latest body to be caught in the multiple controversies swirling around President Jacob Zuma and the governing African National Congress (ANC)...


Nuclear secrets

It is believed that a key reason Zuma reshuffled respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was his opposition to the nuclear project on financial grounds...


Dividing the spoils

A tax commission established by former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and chaired by High Court Judge Dennis Davis is currently looking into the issue and considering whether changes are needed in tax legislation...


A loyalist cabinet

The biggest surprise was the removal of the highly respected Pravin Gordhan from Finance and his replacement with Nhlanhla Nene, a deputy minister under Trevor Manuel in 2008 and under Gordhan since 2009...


The President looks to his legacy

Pravin Gordhan, the incumbent Finance Minister, stayed in South Africa for the National Executive Committee's discussions on the new government instead of attending the African Development Bank meeting in Rwanda from 19-23 May...


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