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Pravin Gordhan appointed visiting professor at Wits Business School

JOHANNESBURG, November 30 – Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has been appointed a visiting professor at Wits University’s School of Governance effective 1 December, the institution said on Thursday. Gordhan follows in the footsteps of another former finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene, who was in June appointed acting director of the prestigious Wits Business School. “Gordhan’s strong views […]

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Taxes, bailouts and political instability: Gigaba delivers inaugural MTBPS

JOHANNESBURG, October 23 – All eyes will be fixed on South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba this week when he delivers his first Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) amid concerns about the fiscal challenges, widespread perceptions of government corruption and wasteful expenditure.   Gigaba, who took over the reigns of National Treasury following the controversial firing […]

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KPMG ‘rogue unit’ report grossly unfair to former finance minister Gordhan – Ramaphosa

PARLIAMENT, October 19 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said a report compiled by auditing firm KPMG for the SA Revenue Service into the existence of a “rogue spy unit” was “grossly unfair” to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. The KPMG report , which insinuated that Gordhan knew of a wrongdoing by an intelligence […]

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Dudu Myeni sacked from SAA board

JOHANNESBURG, October 19 – Cabinet has approved sweeping changes to the board of South African Airways and replaced controversial chairwoman Dudu Myeni with JB Magwaza, well-placed sources confirmed on Wednesday evening. At a meeting earlier in the day, President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet approved a new board which saw Myeni; Tryphosa Mmakeaya; Mzimkhulu Malunga; Siphile Buthelezi; […]