Gordhan's supporters and detractors to meet in the streets


- city-press.news24.com | 3 months ago

The storm around Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan could result in an unprecedented stand-off between those who support him and those who support the EFF on Tuesday, when he takes the Public Protector’s report on review at the Pretoria High Court.

Gordhan, considered to be central to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s “new dawn” plans of repairing the state after a decade of state capture, has come under attack over the past few months after two findings against him by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Ramaphosa – who filed a supporting affidavit in the Pretoria High Court relating to Gordhan’s court application to suspend Mkhwebane’s remedial orders – came out in defence of the minister this week following “extraordinary attacks” from the EFF.

“I can express a view on the character of Minister Gordhan and the contribution he has made to the liberation of our country.

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