SA: Drawing parallels between 1985 and now

2017-08-14 14:07

Economic growth in South Africa will always be a “marginal business” and it has never been realistic to expect a 5% growth rate, says economist and political analyst JP Landman.

Gordhan opens up on that fateful Heathrow SMS

2017-08-04 07:54

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan says the SMS he received to return immediately from an investor roadshow in London alienated key business leaders.

Give new SAA boss a chance - Gordhan

2017-08-03 18:48

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan says new SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana should be given three to six months to turn around the ailing airline without interference.

Kodwa censures Edward Zuma for 'un-ANC' behaviour

2017-07-29 16:43

ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa has accused Edward Zuma of “extreme ill discipline” and “un-ANC” behaviour for publishing an open letter attacking ANC leaders Derek Hanekom and Pravin Gordhan.

'I will still vote for Zuma to go' - ANC MP Gungubele

2017-07-28 09:37

Defiant ANC MP and former Ekurhuleni mayor Mondli Gungubele says he will still vote for President Jacob Zuma to go when the motion of no confidence is heard in Parliament next month.

'10-year disaster' if state capture rot continues - Gordhan

2017-07-27 08:38

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has criticised those sitting on the fence and allowing state capture to continue crippling the country's economy, during a speech delivered at the University of Johannesburg.

UJ students call Pravin Gordhan a sell-out

2017-07-26 21:30

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has been called a sell-out during a debate on state capture and radical economic transformation at the University of Johannesburg.

Zuma should step aside - Gordhan

2017-07-18 12:05

President Jacob Zuma should step aside and allow someone to lead the country and reset the course to fulfil the kind of aspirations that Nelson Mandela and his generation had for SA, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has said.

Capturing Treasury: OUTA connects the dots

2017-06-28 21:00

Civil rights body OUTA has set out in a document past attempts by National Treasury to prevent public resources from being plundered for the benefit of Gupta-linked companies.

Hanekom slates Treasury for 'inadequate' downgrade analysis

2017-06-20 11:39

ANC MP Derek Hanekom has criticised National Treasury for its “inadequate analysis” of the downgrades of South Africa’s sovereign credit rating.


ANCYL KZN in court over Kathrada memorial disruptions

2017-08-14 07:11

The regional secretary of the ANCYL in KwaZulu-Natal and some of his supporters will appear in court in Durban on Monday on contempt of court charges related to disruptions at ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada's memorial service in April.

SA could have doubled social grants - Gordhan on suggested R100bn stolen

2017-08-03 21:36

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan says he was surprised by the scale of state capture revealed through the #GuptaLeaks, saying South Africa could have doubled social grants with the suggested R100bn stolen.

South Africans can no longer be 'free riders' of democracy – Gordhan

2017-07-31 22:10

South African citizens need to actively work to secure state institutions, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has said.

Derek Hanekom a 'vile dog' - Zuma’s son

2017-07-28 22:41

The SAHRC is going to investigate the racist insults President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward has directed at former ministers Pravin Gordhan and Derek Hanekom.

Jonas, Gordhan question intent of state bank

2017-07-27 11:33

The structure of capital in the country has changed significantly and calls for a state bank are just a guise for an alternative objective, says former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas.

Gordhan and Jonas: The bromance continues

2017-07-27 06:50

Pravin Gordhan and Mcebisi Jonas may not be leading Treasury any more, but their bromance has outlived the trials and tribulations preceding the late night Cabinet reshuffle in March.

Gordhan and Jonas on corruption: Our SOEs are captured

2017-07-26 20:09

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his then deputy Mcebisi Jonas say state-owned enterprises have become breeding grounds for state capture to take place.

Economic action plan a rehash of past policies - EFF

2017-07-14 19:31

The Economic Freedom Fighters says government's plan to revive the economy promotes neoliberalism and it is no different to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan's plans.

Sluggish growth for SA over mayhem - report

2017-06-20 18:12

SA is experiencing economic and political mayhem, which would lead to real GDP growth in 2017 likely being at a sluggish pace of 0.9%, says Euromonitor.

How Denel stand-off with Treasury started amid NeneGate

2017-06-15 07:51

Treasury has provided a detailed timeline of its correspondence with Denel regarding its Asia venture.

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