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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

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


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Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

This month, the fight between President Jacob Zuma and his diminishing band of defenders on the one hand and on the other, the gutsy former Public Protector Thulisile Madonsela and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan entered its critical phase...


Zuma largesse under fire

Some of Zuma's adversaries – such as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, and Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies – were listed as staying in their jobs...


Ramaphosa ready for launch

He has also dealt with criticism that he has not made enough of an impression by publicly breaking ranks with senior party officials and siding openly with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his fight with what most see as a Zuma-inspired investigation by the special police investigation unit, the Hawks (AC Vol 57 No 6, Gordhan and Zuma slug it out)...


Funeral fusillade hits Zuma

Whether they include Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas, remains to be seen...

City of London investors first took notice of him when he came to the British capital as part of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's delegation in 2013...


The big rand short

The run on the rand in December was followed by another sharp fall last month when there was speculation that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan would face arrest by the National Prosecuting Authority on charges that he had set up an unauthorised intelligence unit at the South African Revenue Service when he was its National Commissioner...


Guptas' export drive

The relationship between the Guptas and the Zuma family is one reason, political insiders are saying, that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who is ultimately responsible for the Treasury, is under so much pressure from the the Hawks, the elite investigation department of the South African Police Service...


A charter for trouble

' The opposition Economic Freedom Fighters and the Democratic Alliance have questioned the cabinet's appointment of Zwane, alongside Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, to 'interact' with the big four banks in South Africa over their decision to cut ties with Oakbay Investments, the holding company of various Gupta family businesses (AC Vol 57 No 8, Guptas fly out)...


Night of the generals

It ran through the familiar charge sheet: December's damaging and arbitrary sacking of Nhlanhla Nene as Finance Minister; the orchestrated harassment of current and previous Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan by the Hawks, the specialist police unit...

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Gordhan and Zuma slug it out

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan went to London, Boston and New York from 7-11 March to persuade investors, ratings agencies and the world that South Africa is still a safe bet...


Trial of strength at the top

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered a balanced budget on 24 February which seeks to curtail public spending, introduces public-private partnerships for some of the ailing state-owned enterprises and places public financial discipline and accountability centre-stage...


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