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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

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


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'Dirty tricks' target Cyril

Several top officials at the Treasury seen as bulwarks against raids on state funds have been sacked while former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has faced renewed prosecution bids over a so-called 'rogue unit' in the tax collection office...


Can the usurpers unite?

His targets are the most outspoken MPs such as sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan former Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom KwaZulu-Natal MP Makhosi Khoza and former Ekurhuleni mayor Mondli Gungubele...


ANC dilemma deepens

DisasterAt the same event former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan warned that South Africa could be plunged into a decade of disaster unless urgent action was taken to root out the vicious cycle of patronage and corruption that has pushed the country into economic recession...


The great growth divide

For much of that period President Jacob Zuma had been indirectly attacking the then Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's efforts to cut corruption and rein in state spending on mismanaged projects...


Economically bankrupt

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had also begun to block state-owned companies from donating through proxies to the ANC as part of his clean-up of the country's public finances Africa Confidential understands...


Everyone's fault but Zuma's

The strategy was also used to claim that the recently sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan his deputy Mcebisi Jonas and the Treasury were controlled by 'white monopoly capital' and their interests...


No place to hide

He also claimed that he had sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to bring younger blood into government...


Spinning Africa in Europe

The association had done massive reputational damage to Bell Pottinger: a report circulating in the South African media purported to have been produced by the company referred to close links with the Gupta and the Zuma families its attempts to denigrate Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and its use of social media accounts fake bloggers and false print titles in an attempt to divert attention away from the 355-page 'State capture' report published by the then Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in November...


Mr Gigabyte's baptism of fire

His predecessor Pravin Gordhan had been on an investment 'road trip' when he was yanked back to South Africa and replaced by Gigaba (AC Vol 58 No 7 Omens and portents)...


The trillion rand thank you

Zuma blamed her for not overcoming regulatory hurdles but most had in fact been put up by the now dismissed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Treasury (AC Vol 58 No 8 Zuma's edifice starts to wobble)...


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