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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

Date of Birth: 12 April 1949
Place of Birth: Durban


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Leaders clash over climate

In a hastily prepared media briefing that day Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter promised that the lights would be kept on during – and for several days after – the 1 November poll...


Magashule overplays his hand

Here are the key players in the team: Cabinet Ministerial allies are: Tito Mboweni Finance; Pravin Gordhan Public Enterprises; Ronald Lamola Justice and Correctional Services; Senzo Mchunu Public Service and Administration; Naledi Pandor International Relations and Cooperation; Thokozile Didiza Agriculture Land Reform and Rural Development; Barbara Creecy Environment Forestry and Fisheries; Zizi Kodwa Deputy State Security; and Khumbudzo Ntshavheni Small Business Development...

Meanwhile another group – comprising Pravin Gordhan Public Enterprise; Naledi Pandor International Relations and Cooperation; Bheki Cele Police; Gwede Mantashe Minerals and Energy – are heading for retirement either after the ANC elective congress or the 2024 general elections...

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The battle over the bench

Malema accused Pillay of working with former finance minister Pravin Gordhan who he said was trying to 'capture the judiciary'...


The state capturers fight back

Ramaphosa's other key ally Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan may switch jobs again as part of a plan to collapse the Public Enterprises ministry and parcel out the entities that it controls to other ministers...


Ace shuffles the deck again

Her credibility is in tatters after the Pretoria High Court found her report calling on the President to 'discipline' cabinet minister Pravin Gordhan over the existence of an alleged 'rogue unit' at the national tax collector South African Revenue Service (SARS) to be 'the product of a wholly irrational process bereft of any sound legal or factual basis'...


The 'Ramaphosa Compromise'

On the other side of the fence Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is the strongest proponent of the SAA bail-out which conforms with a decision by the ruling ANC's internal structures to preserve the national carrier...


A change of tone

This could suggest a special role in the Presidency for either Mboweni or Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan...


Ruling party wants a reset

But others such as Mboweni and Public Enterprises Ministers Pravin Gordhan have a much more centrist view and want to use the pandemic to usher in neo-liberal economic reforms in leading the restructuring of the post-Covid-19 economy...


Heroes and villains in the pandemic

  Other ministers who have been keeping a low profile since the country went into lockdown are the Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni who is believed to be working on government plans for Covid-19 interventions from his farm in Limpopo...


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