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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

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


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Undiplomatic corps

In Zuma’s cabinet the ‘centrists’ Manuel and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan are battling for control of economic policy with the ‘leftists’ Ebrahim Patel and Rob Davies...


Zuma hits back as mining unrest spreads

After ministers spent several weeks minimising the economic damage of the Marikana shootings Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan admitted that the unrest could undermine growth and investment...


Higher taxes, less nationalisation

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan Minister in charge of the National Planning Commission Trevor Manuel and Minister for Public Enterprises Malusi Gigaba all want control of overall policy...


An imported ally

The centrists are led by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Trevor Manuel head of the National Planning Commission...


At the top, a three-way split

The argument mirrors the ideological battle between on the one hand Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his ally Trevor Manuel the National Planning Commission Chairman both of whom hold conventional Keynesian economic views and on the other hand their ideological rivals Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel and Rob Davies the Trade and Industry Minister representing the left wing of the cabinet (AC Vol 52 No 5 It's all about jobs)...


The state of Zuma’s nation

Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale is furious that citing maladministration Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has sent in a team from the Treasury to run five Limpopo government departments...


Zuma goes for broke

Technocrats in the government such as Finance Minister Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan and Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel will be trying to manage the New Growth Path economic package and the introduction of the elaborate New Development Plan...


Selling the state

Finance Minister Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan has his own ideas for those companies under his purview and plans a Development Finance Council to control them...


The Gordhan knot

Within the government there are at least three camps: the centrists Finance Minister Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan and National Planning Commission Chairman Trevor Manuel who want to cut the burden of state companies on the Treasury; the leftists Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel and Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies who want the companies to spearhead a state-led development strategy; and Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba and Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu who want to run their own reform programme without interference from the plethora of committees and commissions examining the issue...


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