The minister of finance knows his job hangs in the balance, but he's not going down without a fight.
The minister of finance is digging in his heels, national Treasury is battening down the hatches and South Africans are holding their collective breaths.
It's been a day of rumour-mongering and political uncertainty. And until we know what Pravin Gordhan's fate is, we won't know what the truth is.
The legal battle unfolding between the Gupta’s companies and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan goes to the heart of the looming political crisis in South Africa.
The opposition party says Zuma's decision to call Gordhan back from oversees looks like an attempt to embarrass him.
S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings both rank SA one level above junk, while Moody's puts it two notches higher.
The minister of finance was leading a delegation of officials, business and labour on a post-budget roasdhow.
Bathabile Dlamini has been thumbing her nose at the rule and of law and the basic tenets of transparent democracy. That changes on Wednesday.
Mcebisi Jonas seems to fear no more — and talks openly about leadership, state capture, populism and the real economy.
The deputy minister of finance is clearly not worried about his political future and speaks like a man liberated.