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Political intimidation & murders

[Source: Daily Maverick by Ranjeni Munusamy.]

The manoeuvre by the Hawks and National Prosecuting Authority to arrest Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was exposed by one of the Gupta brothers in a business meeting over a week ago, Daily Maverick has learnt. The arrest of Gordhan, together with former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel and the former SARS acting commissioner Ivan Pillay, is allegedly being plotted to enable another takeover of the National Treasury. But as part of the fightback by former high-ranking government officials, information has emerged that could implicate President Jacob Zuma in the development of intelligence capability at SARS.

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South Africa at a Glance
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
4.6% y/y in June 2018 (CPI) & +4.6 y/y in May 2018 (PPI)
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