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Vol 57 No 6

Published 18th March 2016


South Africa

Gordhan and Zuma slug it out

When the Finance Minister went on an investment tour the President arranged for a nasty surprise to meet him on his return

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan went to London, Boston and New York from 7-11 March to persuade investors, ratings agencies and the world that South Africa is still a safe bet. The road-show was warmly received but his position is being undermined by the dispute with the special police investigation unit, the Hawks, which shows no sign of letting up.

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