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South Africa's finance minister to be charged for graft: City Press

52 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan may be charged this week for graft, the City Press newspaper reported on Sunday, citing senior sources in the police, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), and the tax service.

South African police deny targeting finance minister Gordhan: report

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police denied being part of a political conspiracy targeting Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, City Press newspaper said on Friday, after the main opposition party described the police investigation into Gordhan as a "witch-hunt".

Russia Unlikely to Impose Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrency Use

The Russian Finance Ministry is unlikely to implement a blanket ban on issuing cryptocurrencies, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev said Friday.

South Africa's Zuma says has confidence in finance minister, can't intervene in probe

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday he has full confidence in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who is under police investigation over a suspected spy unit at the tax service.

South African opposition calls for debate on Gordhan 'witch-hunt'

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's main opposition party called on Thursday for a parliamentary debate into what it called a "witch-hunt" against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who is under police investigation over a suspected spy unit at the tax service.

South Africa's Gordhan says under 'no obligation' to meet police

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday he was under no obligation to present himself to police because he was not a suspect in an investigation into a covert unit in the revenue service.

South African assets sink after police summon finance minister

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African assets slumped on Wednesday a day after an elite police unit summoned Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan over an investigation into a suspected rogue unit of the tax service, fuelling speculation that there was a plot to oust him.

Economic advisers to meet Morneau to discuss Canada’s weak growth

Economic advisory group will discuss trade, infrastructure, innovation and labour markets with finance minister The post Economic advisers to meet Morneau to discuss Canada’s weak growth appeared first on

South African police summon finance minister Gordhan: source

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been summoned by an elite police division and may face charges in relation to an investigation into a suspected rogue unit of the state tax service, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.

Issues With E-Declaration System in Ukraine Pose Threat to IMF Tranche

The existing problems with the Ukrainian system of electronic declaration could threaten the disbursement of the next tranche of financial aid from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk said Monday.

Germany Sends Additional Staff to Patrol Border With Switzerland

Swiss Finance Minister Ulrich Maurer said that Germany deployed about 90 border guards and 40 federal police officers in recent weeks to the border with Switzerland.

Germany tightens Swiss border controls: Swiss minister

ZURICH (Reuters) - Germany has tightened border controls with southern neighbor Switzerland to choke off a flow of illegal immigrants, Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer said, calling it evidence that Germany has withdrawn its welcome mat for migrants.

Tunisian PM-designate presents new government line-up

Youssef Chahed has appointed a new finance minister but kept the previous foreign and defence ministers in their posts.

Tunisian premier names government, appoints new finance minister

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister designate Youssef Chahed on Saturday named his new government, appointing a former investment official, Lamia Zribi, as finance minister and keeping the previous foreign and defense ministers in their posts.

Russia May Stop Financing WADA if Its Anti-Doping Agency's Rights Not Restored

Russia could cease financing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unless it restores the rights of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Thursday.

China's New Silk Road May Be A Game-Changer For Pakistan

Shaukat Aziz was the prime minister of Pakistan from 2004 to 2007. Prior to that he served five years as finance minister and 30 years in the top ranks of Citibank. He also co-chaired a United Nations reform commission set up by then-Secretary-General...Show More Summary

Indian Minister to Skip Conference in Islamabad due to Tensions to Pakistan

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to attend the SAARC Finance Minister’s conference in Islamabad this month due to strained Indo-Pakistan relations.

Union Minister Launched Online Census of MSMEs & Finance Facilitation Centres

As a new scheme towards easing the ways of doing business in India, Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley

EXCLUSIVE: Support of Military Forces Top Priority for Syrian Finance Ministry

On July 3, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad announced the lineup of the new government, the first to be formed in the era of the New People's Council. Sputnik Arabic sat down with the country’s new Finance Minister, Mamun Hamdan, to talk about Syria’s wartime finances.

Finance Minister says NI left out of Brexit negotiations: UK Gov won’t underwrite current EU funding for NI

2 weeks agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Talking at this morning’s Big Ideas: Festival of Economics at NICVA, Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir indicated that Northern Ireland was being left out of post-Brexit decision making in London. He also felt it was likely the British Government would not underwrite “the half of” current EU INTERREG and PEACE funding, adding that he expected more...

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