June 4, 2019South Africa
Last week, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on national television the selection of South Africa’s new cabinet. Although there was no surprise to see the names of such competent officials as Pravan Gordhan, Ephraim Patel, Naledi Pandor, Lindiwe Sisulu, and Tito Mboweni, Ramaphosa’s selection of Patricia de Lille as minister of public works and enterprises really “put the cat among the pigeons.”
March 23, 2018South Africa
is seeking to get a handle rationalize the financial commitments of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and promising whole-sale personnel changes
February 28, 2018South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet is a significant improvement over his predecessor's and will reassure domestic and international investors.
December 21, 2017South Africa
The African National Congress' National Executive Committee leadership appears to be split down the middle, with the Top Six equally divided between the the Ramaphosa and the Zuma/Dlamini-Zuma factions.
April 4, 2017South Africa
Voices calling for President Jacob Zuma to resign or to be removed from office are getting louder in the wake of his cabinet reshuffle and removal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Within his Afric…
March 31, 2017South Africa
As part of a wide-ranging cabinet reshuffle, President Jacob Zuma has fired highly respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas, along with other long-time stalwarts of the…
March 29, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa
On March 27, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas were on an investor road show to the United Kingdom and the United States when they were abruptly ordered to ret…