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Pravin Gordhan

SACP stands with Gordhan amid EFF fracas

Comrade Pravin [Gordhan], we are in solidarity with you, we are with you.” This was part of a message delivered by the SACP’s first deputy general-secretary, Solly Mapaila, to rousing applause from members of the tripartite alliance. Mapaila made the comments just hours after Gordhan faced a standoff from EFF[…]

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Gordhan and Malema to face off in Equality Court

EFF leader Julius Malema and Pravin Gordhan will face off in the Equality Court today following Malema’s scathing attack on the Public Enterprises Minister. This comes after Malema addressed a crowd of EFF supporters outside the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture chaired by Justice Raymond Zondo in November, last[…]

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Workers want to meet Gordhan, Eskom board

Disgruntled Eskom workers want Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to intervene in their protracted wage dispute with the power utility. Unions and Eskom were hunched around the negotiating table late into the night, failing to reach an agreement. The parastatal has offered a 7 percent increase and it’s looking for[…]

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