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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

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


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Riyadh to the rescue

The deal was blocked by two successive finance ministers, Nhlanhla Nene (see Pointers, Another one bites the dust) and Pravin Gordhan (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week & Vol 58 No 8, Zuma's edifice starts to wobble)...

Last month, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told parliament's public enterprises committee that Denel 'is caught in a vicious cycle in which it can't pay suppliers and so can't manufacture to get revenue'...


Investors weigh rescue plan

Ramaphosa also announced the creation of an infrastructure executive team, which is likely to be led by the former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and include Telkom SA's Jabu Mabuza, a Ramaphosa ally who co-leads a group of prominent business advisers...


Populists hack at the budget

How long the Treasury's senior staff can survive is a matter of conjecture, yet if Kenyatta removes them as the populists demand, the economy will nosedive, as happened in South Africa when Jacob Zuma fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in 2017...


Europe discovers Africa, again

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan continues with reforms of the ailing state-owned enterprises recently given a ZAR59-bn ($4...


This land may be your land

Under new managementMeanwhile, Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has made great strides in replacing the leadership of ailing state institutions including the electricity supply commission, Eskom, the national carrier, South African Airways, the arms manufacturer, Denel, and the transport giant, Transnet (AC Vol 59 No 5, Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines)...


Ramaphosa begins world tour

Efforts by Ramaphosa and State Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to straighten out the state electricity company Eskom, South African Airways and the arms manufacturer Denel have wide support (AC Vol 59 No 5, Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines)...


Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

Brown's portfolio is now with Pravin Gordhan, who has called an emergency meeting of the board and is likely to replace all its members, much as the board of the state-owned electricity utility Eskom was cleared out ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos at the end of January...

Ramaphosa brought two finance ministers sacked by Zuma – Nhlanhla Nene and Pravin Gordhan – back into the cabinet...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Public Enterprises – Gordhan, who twice served as Finance Minister under Zuma, has both international standing and support within the ANC...

Government at a glance President: Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President: David 'DD' Mabuza Minister in the Presidency: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Minister for Women and Disability: Bathabile Dlamini Finance: Nhlanhla Nene Deputy: Mondli Gungubele Energy: Jeff Radebe State Security: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba Public Enterprise: Pravin Gordhan Home Affairs: Malusi Gigaba DIRCO – International Relations and Cooperation: Lindiwe Sisulu Deputy: Reginah Mhaule DPW – Public Works: Thulas Nxesi Water Affairs and Sanitation: Gugile Nkwinti Transport: Blade Nzimande Sports and Recreation: Tokozile Xasa Communications: Nomvula Mokonyane Deputy: Pinky Kekana Social Development: Susan Shabangu Mineral Resources: Gwede Mantashe COGTA – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Zweli Mkhize Science and Technology: Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane Police: Bheki Cele Higher Education: Naledi Pandor Basic Education: Angie Motshekga Defence and Military Veterans: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Small Business Development: Lindiwe Zulu Deputy: Cassel Mathale Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Senzeni Zokwana Deputy: Sfiso Buthelezi Human Settlements: Nomaindia Mfeketo Rural Development and Land Reform: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Public Service and Administration: Ayanda Dlodlo Deputy: Chana Pilane-Majake Economic Development: Ebrahim Patel Trade and Industry: Rob Davies Tourism: Derek Hanekom Health: Aaron Motsoaledi Telecommunications: Siyabonga Cwele Labour: Mildred Oliphant Justice and Correctional Services: Tshililo Masutha ...


Zuma goes down fighting

The appointment of former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as Minister of Public Enterprises or Intelligence, Naledi Pandor to Justice, former ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize to Finance, Jeff Radebe to Dirco and Bheki Cele to Police would send a strong signal that Ramaphosa is serious about fundamental change...


Big change, no fanfare

Behind the scenes, former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been working hard on plans to restructure state-owned companies and appoint new boards...

Three days later Van Rooyen is replaced by former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan following intervention by top ANC officials including Cyril Ramaphosa...

30 March 2017: Zuma replaces Pravin Gordhan with Malusi Gigaba, another Gupta ally...


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