Understanding South Africa: A guide for ratings agencies

17 March 2016 - 02:46 By Ray Hartley

To assist ratings agencies such as Moody's, which is currently visiting this country to assess its credit-worthiness, The Times publishes the following guide to key persons and institutions.PRAVIN GORDHAN: The finance minister was appointed by Jacob Zuma in December after the country, up to and including the leadership of the ruling ANC, rebelled against the appointment of Des van Rooyen, a full-time university student and part-time MP, to the position.

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