South Africa in an Economic, Political Tailspin?
The announcement that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be charged with fraud and theft has prompted a sharp fall in the country's currency and provoked dismay from market analysts, constitutional watchdogs and political commentators, says The Conversation.
News24Wire, 13 October 2016
Any attempt to undermine South Africa's key institutions like Treasury would see the country likely downgraded to junk status, rating agency Standard & Poor's indicated on… Read more »
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, President Jacob Zuma, former public protector Thuli Madonsela and Shaun Abrahams, head of the National Prosecuting Authority.
The Conversation Africa, 13 October 2016
Like the lemming that is about to throw itself off the proverbial cliff, South Africa appears unable to stop itself from preventing a self-inflicted act of such monumental folly… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 13 October 2016
It is becoming more and more clear that the decision, ostensibly by the National Prosecuting Authority, to issue a summons for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is going to have a… Read more »
South Africa: Public Called to Share Views On Budget
SAnews.gov.za, 9 October 2016
Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan is inviting South Africans to share their views about economic conditions and other issues they would like government to highlight in the Medium… Read more »
News24Wire, 12 October 2016
National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams said while he was not the one who made the decision to prosecute Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, he was willing to review… Read more »
SA Info, 7 October 2016
Indepth analysis by some of the country's top academics highlighted domestic issues influencing the reputation and competitiveness of the nation's brand, at a Brand South Africa… Read more »
South Africa: ANC Urges Gordhan to Co-Operate With NPA
News24Wire, 11 October 2016
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan must fully co-operate with the NPA in order to bring the matter to finality as soon as possible, the African National Congress said in a statement… Read more »
The Youth League of the ruling African National Congress and United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa have called for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's removal from Cabinet ... Read more »