March 27, 2017 / 12:55 PM / 8 months ago

South Africa's ANC says not involved in decision to call Gordhan back home

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s ruling party ANC did not discuss President Jacob Zuma’s order to call back home Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from a roadshow abroad, its Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said on Monday.

Pravin Gordhan, minister of finance of South Africa, attends the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich/Files

Zuma’s announcement came a day after the African National Congress (ANC) held a meeting of its top leaders at the weekend.

Reporting by Olwethu Boso and Ed Stoddard; Editing by James Macharia

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