Under-Fire Gordhan’s Trial of Strength Over S. Africa Budget

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With his job on the line, fraud charges hanging over his head and university students rioting for free education, South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s resolve to maintain fiscal discipline and avoid a junk credit rating is facing a severe test.

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