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SACP’s Mapaila fires new legal salvo against Zuma

 JOHANNESBURG – SACP Deputy Secretary General Solly Mapaila said President Jacob Zuma lied to his alliance partner when he fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as part of his controversial cabinet reshuffle at the end of March. Mapaila said he’s filed an affidavit detailing his version of what happened. The SACP leader …

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SAA, Post Office in line for funds

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has promised a capital injection to South African Airways (SAA) and the Post Office, but is yet to say how much and where the money will come from. Speaking at a media briefing before delivering his budget speech on Wednesday, Gordhan said SAA had strong prospects …

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Gordhan takes next step in Gupta saga

The fight continues between the Finance Minister and the Gupta family on Friday. Pravin Gordhan is expected to file his replying affidavit in the North Gauteng High Court. This comes after the Gupta family’s responding affidavit last week to Gordhan’s 2016 application. Last year Gordhan brought an application to court …

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#FeesMustFall calls for protest at Parliament

The #FeesMustFall movement issued a call in the early hours of Wednesday for protest action at Parliament where Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was set to table the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS). “We call upon all citizens of this country to descend to parliament and other strategic institutions on 26 …

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SAA’s future to be discussed with Gordhan

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) will meet Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in Pretoria on Monday to discuss the future of South African Airways (SAA). The discussions will be within the context that business and labour should work together with government to accelerate investment and foster inclusive economic …

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Hawks hit back at SACP over Gordhan probe

The Hawks reacted angrily on Thursday at suggestions by the South African Communist Party (SACP) that ongoing investigations into Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan were politically motivated. The elite crime fighting unit is investigating Gordhan over his alleged role in creating a “rogue unit” at the South African Revenue Services (Sars). …

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Gordhan puts a hold on Denel-Gupta deal

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The Treasury said on Wednesday it was still considering an application by state-owned arms manufacturer Denel to do business with a company owned by the Gupta family, which has been under scrutiny over its alleged close ties to President Jacob Zuma. South Africa’s top banks and some audit firms recently …

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