They've got Gordhan by the throat - and they won't let go

17 May 2016 - 02:00 By The Time Editorial

Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action. Bond villain Auric Goldfinger's immortal words in the Ian Fleming novel come to mind in considering the appalling proxy battle being waged by top government officials against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.Two months ago, as a team from Moody's Investors Service visited South Africa to review the country's sovereign credit rating, the Hawks launched an astonishing public attack on Gordhan in relation to their investig...

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