Mr Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan
South Africa

Mr Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

Finance Minister

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

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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)...

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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...

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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...

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Unsteady state of the nation

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan now holds this key portfolio and he is now being seen as 'Minister of Delivery'...

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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...

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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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The last liberation election

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is reluctant to serve another term, but his work on the NDP alongside Ramaphosa and Manuel will be of critical importance in the coming months...

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Politics and Pistorius in the dock

7% this year by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, is undermined by a large current account deficit (5% of gross domestic product in the final quarter of last year)...

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The ANC’s top hundred

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is number 13, which suggests Zuma wants to keep him in place...

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How to spend it

In stark contrast to the budgetary caution shown by South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, his Namibian counterpart, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, has raised state spending by 27% to a record 60...

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