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Mr Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

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


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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...


Cyril presses his advantage

One way to start winning back the hearts and minds of business and investors would be to reinstate Pravin Gordhan as Finance Minister, in place of Malusi Gigaba, but this may have to wait...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Pravin Gordhan, the former Finance Minister sacked by Zuma, would become Minister of Public Enterprises; Joel Netshitenzhe, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, and a Ramaphosa strategist, would be Minister in the Presidency, for monitoring and evaluation...


Snagged by the Guptas' global reach

' Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's former Finance Minister, reported last year that the country's anti-money laundering watchdog had marked 72 international transactions as suspicious over the previous four years...


Mabuza changes the race

Mkhize has the advantage of being a Zulu and has a long-standing relationship with Zuma despite tensions in recent years over the firing of two finance ministers, Nhlanhla Nene and Pravin Gordhan (AC Vol 58 No 8, Zuma's edifice starts to wobble, Gigaba raises sights still higher & New script in KwaZulu-Natal)...


Balancing the good cop with the bad

) that the brothers had paid them for a report on a 'rogue' unit in the South African Revenue Service which was used to prepare the ground for the dismissal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in March (AC Vol 58 No 8, Zuma's edifice starts to wobble)...


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