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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

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


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On the back foot in Gauteng

Staunch Ramaphosa allies such as Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana his deputy David Masondo Minister of Water and Sanitation Senzo Mchunu Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and Justice Minister Ronald Lamola still hold sway in the ANC executive but it is a delicate balance which shifts according to the issues analysts say...


Eskom chaos is at the heart of the growth crisis

Eskom's near-term prospects have been hit by the delay in appointing a permanent replacement for former chief executive André de Ruyter although Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan claims one will be chosen by December (AC Vol 64 No 5 Energy plan riles ANC factions and vested interests)...


Cash crunch triggers ANC policy fight

According to an insider Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's decision to reject the Eskom board's recommendation for a new CEO was because Mantashe would not support its choice...


Writing the next act

We hear he now faces push-back from figures such as Pravin Gordhan and the powerful Gwede Mantashe who are protecting their departments (AC Vol 64 No 5 Energy plan riles ANC factions and vested interests)...


Now it’s Ramaphosa central

That looks like wishful thinking as powers previously wielded by Mantashe's department and Pravin Gordhan's Public Enterprises Department are due to be transferred to the new electricity department which will operate in the presidency under Ramaphosa's control...


Vote-getters and loyalists predominate

Ramaphosa's close allies Minerals and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan held on to their portfolios as did Police Minister Bheki Cele despite his serial failures to control the wave of organised crime that is sweeping the country undermining the economy and breaking up infrastructure...


Ramaphosa shuffles the reshuffle

Cabinet ministers such as public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel and foreign minister Naledi Pandor are all old Ramaphosa allies but they were not elected on to the NEC so have limited clout in the party...


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