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South Africa Gets Third Finance Minister in a Week

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South Africa's president has replaced the finance minister for a second time in the past week. The move sparked a freefall in South Africa’s markets and stirred up political controversy. South Africa’s new finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, who served in the post from 2009 to 2014, joked that he expected to stay 10 minutes in his second round at the job, after his sudden appointment late Sunday. Gordhan takes over from little-known MP David van Rooyen, who was abruptly appointed...

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