Zwane wanted Sarb role changed after Gupta blacklisting - report

2016-08-31 07:58

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has reportedly recommended to Cabinet a drastic change to the Banks Act that would allow the finance minister to control bank licences.

Rand in for skittish ride as ANC power battles set to heat up

2016-08-30 21:32

Power struggles within government are likely to increase, promising further rand volatility in the months ahead, according to Overberg Asset Management.

DA's Maynier thrown out of National Assembly after calling deputy minister an 'idiot'

2016-08-30 20:47

DA MP David Maynier has been thrown out of the National Assembly after refusing to withdraw his statement that Deputy Minister of Defence Kebby Maphatsoe is an idiot.

Mantashe climbs into Des van Rooyen over Sars Wars

2016-08-30 14:42

Local government minister Des van Rooyen has been criticised by the ANC and Cosatu for his negative utterances against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

BEE clause in SAA funding notice raises red flag

2016-08-30 06:29

Questions have been raised about the legality of part of SAA's funding request for R16bn in the open market.

Sars Wars: How the volatile rand will play out this week

2016-08-29 07:46

The rand could swing depending on what happens regarding Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the investigation into an alleged illicit investigation unit at Sars.

NPA could charge Gordhan and co this week – report

2016-08-28 13:00

The National Prosecuting Authority could charge Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and three former SA Revenue Services officials this week, a Sunday newspaper has claimed.

Guptas respond: We have never been charged

2016-08-27 12:10

The Gupta family says no charges have ever been brought against them in reference to comments allegedly made by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to Treasury staff.

Guptas are attacking me, Gordhan tells Treasury staff

2016-08-26 18:23

Embattled Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has allegedly told Treasury staff at a meeting that the Guptas are attacking him because of the work the department is doing.

Gordhan probe poses significant downgrade risk - economists

2016-08-26 15:53

South Africa's credit rating is set to be cut to junk status this year, according to a Reuters poll taken just days after police summoned Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.


Denel tears into Gordhan, defends Guptas

2016-08-30 21:55

Denel has strongly criticised Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and National Treasury over a joint venture with Gupta-linked VR Laser Asia.

ANC never received R80m - Mantashe on Prasa bribery claims

2016-08-30 21:30

The ANC has denied claims that it received R80m from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

'We are not interfering' - American chamber on Gordhan support

2016-08-30 16:00

The American Chamber of Commerce in SA has called for everyone, including the president and deputy president, to support Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

As it happened: ANC says Hawks' investigation hurting the economy

2016-08-30 13:40

The ANC briefed the media on the impasse between Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks, the spat between Eskom and Treasury and allegations of impropriety involving the ANC and Prasa.

Sarb won't be drawn into Gordhan drama

2016-08-29 19:27

The SA Reserve Bank will not respond to short term volatility triggered by news of possible charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Guptas’ selloff may signal Zuma’s waning control

2016-08-29 06:48

The decision by the Guptas to sell their businesses in South Africa is the latest indication that President Jacob Zuma's grip on power may be slipping.

Rand would bomb if Gordhan goes, warns expert

2016-08-28 09:00

The rand, which has fallen 4% on fears that Finance Minster Pravin Gordhan faces being charged by the Hawks, will nosedive should he be booted out of office.

SAA rejects allegations of business rescue, liquidation

2016-08-26 18:29

SAA is not in a state where business rescue is needed and there is no rift between chair Dudu Myeni and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, says the airline.

Gordhan saga a 'tragedy' - FW de Klerk

2016-08-26 16:06

The Hawks are "arrogant" and the action they are taking against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is a "tragedy", says former president FW de Klerk.

Rand set for worst week since Nene was fired

2016-08-26 08:15

The rand is heading for the biggest weekly drop since December as a statement of support for Pravin Gordhan by President Jacob Zuma failed to ease investor concerns.

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