Gordhan praises Ramaphosa, backs state capture inquiry

2017-04-27 22:15

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has told CNN that a judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture would “clear the air”.

Subdued growth for sub-Sahara Africa in 2017 - IMF, World Bank

2017-04-21 18:47

Subdued GDP growth and a heavy debt burden weigh heavy on prospects for sub-Saharan countries to escape the growth trap.

Gordhan axing will drag down economic growth - research

2017-04-21 07:44

The removal of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister has prompted fears of cronyism and corruption among business and is expected to drag down economic growth further.

Brain drain at Treasury continuing?

2017-04-14 18:20

A number of jobs being advertised at National Treasury again raises the question of a possible brain drain at this important state department.

Opposing birthday wishes for Zuma, Gordhan on Twitter

2017-04-12 17:42

Twitter users have extended very different wishes to President Jacob Zuma and his former finance minister Pravin Gordhan on their shared birthday.

Special day for Zuma, Gordhan

2017-04-12 10:23

President Jacob Zuma and his former finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, may not share the same approach to governance, but they do share a birthday.

Gordhan to blame for junk status - Moonsamy

2017-04-11 17:45

South Africans should blame the country’s credit ratings downgrade on former finance minister Pravin Gordhan, former EFF treasurer Magdalene Moonsamy says.

Treasury finally gets US trip, but now under junk status cloud

2017-04-10 21:38

National Treasury will finally get to embark on its investor roadshow after former finance minister Pravin Gordhan was recalled from his UK trip late last month.

Gordhan 'intelligence report' source to be probed

2017-04-10 13:08

The Inspector-General of Intelligence will probe the origins of the “intelligence report” that apparently led to the sacking of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas.

Heckling at Kathrada memorial 'unacceptable' - Mkhize

2017-04-09 21:49

ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize says heckling by the party’s Youth League at the memorial service in Durban for struggle icon Ahmed Kathrada, marred the ceremony, adding that their behaviour was “unacceptable”.


Wealth tax: Game of hide and seek looms, says economist

2017-04-25 21:15

People are going to spend more time hiding their wealth, says economist Mike Schussler as the finance ministry wants a study into an annual wealth tax.

Give Gigaba time, says SARB Governor Kganyago

2017-04-21 16:59

New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba should be given time to settle into the job before being judged on his performance, says SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

And so the race begins

2017-04-16 06:01

On the day that former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and the rest of his Treasury team were infamously recalled from their trip to London, another local politician was on a road trip of her own.

Rand shocks markets, regains third of losses since Gordhan recall

2017-04-13 10:20

The rand has rallied by 2.7%, gaining 40c against the dollar, surprising currency analysts in South Africa.

Gordhan's golden touch kept SA from junk - economist

2017-04-12 10:36

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan's steady hand maintained SA's investment-grade credit rating amid a brittle financial and economic environment, says an academic.

ANC to celebrate Zuma's birthday in Kliptown

2017-04-12 07:21

The ANC is set to celebrate President Jacob Zuma's 75th birthday at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown.

Gigaba ditches briefing for 'urgent meeting' with Ramaphosa

2017-04-11 11:12

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has cancelled a media briefing after being called to an “urgent meeting” with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, according to Treasury.

SA's credibility hinges on no-confidence vote in Zuma - Fedusa

2017-04-10 17:35

A successful no confidence-motion in Parliament that may unseat President Jacob Zuma could restore South Africa’s ratings credibility, says Fedusa.

Gordhan: ANC risks losing 2019 election

2017-04-10 05:02

Sacked finance minister Pravin Gordhan has warned in a speech disrupted by members of the ANCYL, that the ruling party risks losing the next general election in 2019 unless it unites.

ANC: SA to re-think nuclear deal after junk status

2017-04-09 21:15

The government will have to re-think the costly and highly contentious nuclear expansion programme, following the country downgrading to junk status, says the ANC.

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