The ANC’s tripartite alliance partner the South African Communist Party (SACP) is protesting against rumoured move by President Jacob Zuma to fire current Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas.
Solly Mapaila, the SAP’s, deputy secretary general told journalist at a news conference on Thursday that they object to the removal of the comrades as well as the intended replacements, of course even the reasons given.
Solly Mapaila seemed to also throw shade at the infamous Gupta family
Some media reports suggests that President Jacob Zuma was planning to use a fake intelligence report called #OperationCheckMate which a report which states that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas, planned to meet foreign businesses to discredit him while on an international raod show.
At the funeral of Ahmed Kathrada, ANC’s chief whip in parliament seemed to suggest he supports the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
The question remain, will President Jacob Zuma reshuffle his cabinet and fire the Finance minister?