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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

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


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ANC’s not-so-clean slates

Maverick Finance Minister Tito Mboweni found himself relegated to 22nd place on the list while former finance minister Pravin Gordhan who led the Ramaphosa leadership campaign after being demoted and then fired by Zuma was way down the list at number 73 (AC Vol 60 No 5 Ramaphosa's high-wire act)...


Ramaphosa’s high-wire act

In his gargantuan task to recover the state after a decade of corruption  reforge the economy and restructure the ANC Ramaphosa has assembled a team of experienced politicians and fiscal experts to implement his reformation plan headed by former Finance Minister and now Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and former Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni now Finance Minister...


Win first, then work

Aided by his anti-corruption warrior Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and his maverick market-sensitive Finance Minister Tito Mboweni Ramaphosa will have to face tough decisions on bailing out ailing state enterprises...

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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...


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