Gordhan pleads for united SA to help economy

2016-05-26 18:40

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has told Parliament that the weak economy can only be overcome if all role players - government, business and labour - work together.

Why it’s appropriate that South Africans rally behind their finance minister

2016-05-26 12:08

A senior public official has berated South Africans for rallying behind Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, calling the action unhelpful. The crisp question is: unhelpful to whom?

Molefe denies finmin job offer, says Gordhan doing good job

2016-05-25 16:36

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has told Eyewitness News that he has not been asked by the president to be the new finance minster, and says Pravin Gordhan is doing a fine job.

Zuma signs law to appease provident fund members

2016-05-24 10:26

President Jacob Zuma has signed the Revenue Laws Amendment Act into law to postpone annuitisation for provident funds, the National Treasury has announced.

No political interference in Sars 'rogue unit' probe - Abrahams

2016-05-23 16:36

There has been no political interference during an investigation into the SA Revenue Service's so-called "rogue unit", the NPA says.

Gordhan tops Parliament fracas in media coverage

2016-05-22 16:21

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has garnered more media coverage than the fight in Parliament this week, media monitoring company ROi Africa says, adding that US presidential candidates dominated the international news outlook.

Gordhan spy charges could be unconstitutional - law expert

2016-05-19 09:16

The 1982 Protection of Information Act, which would reportedly be used to charge Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan with espionage, could be unconstitutional, according to a criminal law expert.

Gordhan reports were planted - ANC

2016-05-18 13:26

The report that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan could be facing possible arrest is a ploy to influence rating agencies and create a perception of instability in the country, the ANC says.

Is Zuma's bruised ego behind Pravin's troubles?

2016-05-18 07:55

Melanie Verwoerd wonders about the reasons for President Jacob Zuma’s resistance to Pravin Gordhan, who had been a close comrade and confidant for many years.

Is Gordhan losing his bid to rescue the economy?

2016-05-17 21:30

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s efforts to restore investor confidence in the economy and ward off a junk credit rating are being frustrated amid a so-called conspiracy against him.


Cabinet praises Zuma as ratings agencies ponder 'junk'

2016-05-26 17:24

Cabinet has praised President Jacob Zuma for his interventions to boost economic growth as the country moves to avoid being downgraded to “junk status”.

Gordhan says he cannot predict ratings outcome

2016-05-26 11:05

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says it was still unclear whether SA's debt could be downgraded by Standard & Poor's and Fitch after holding discussions with them.

SA in discussions with S&P, Fitch - Treasury

2016-05-24 18:43

The Treasury says a team from credit rating Standard & Poor's visited SA for meetings ahead of a review which could see the country's debt rating cut to junk.

Zuma 'a rent-seeker par excellence'

2016-05-24 07:29

Rent-seekers like President Jacob Zuma and his family are not only guilty of self-enrichment, they are actually actively undermining South Africa’s economic prospects, writes Max du Preez.

We are not prosecuting Gordhan - NPA

2016-05-23 10:13

The National Prosecuting Authority is not driving any prosecution against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, its chief prosecutor says.

Social media ‘rallies’ behind Gordhan - research

2016-05-20 13:53

South Africans have taken to Twitter, Facebook and blogs to throw their weight behind Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan amid reports that he could be arrested.

Allan Greenblo: Memories of PW Botha’s failure loom large – Will Zuma follow suit?

2016-05-18 20:11

As PW Botha’s lack of reform led to sanctions, will President Jacob Zuma’s inaction on ‘better lives for all’ point SA to junk credit status, asks an analyst.

Guptas in spotlight in debate on money-laundering bill

2016-05-18 12:20

The Gupta family took centre stage yet again in Parliament during a debate on a bill to combat money laundering and financial terrorism.

Decoding Pravin Gordhan’s extraordinary statement

2016-05-18 07:15

Adriaan Basson decodes Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan hard-hitting statement after reports appeared that he was about to be arrested by the Hawks.

FULL TEXT: Attack against me is painful, says Gordhan

2016-05-17 18:05

Read the full statement issued by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan about reports of his imminent arrest.

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