Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has called on Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to sack President Jacob Zuma in January. "The Ramaphosa team must take over in December‚ and in January they must tell Mr Zuma to go and live in Nkandla‚" Gordhan said on Thursday. It is the first time Gordhan has publicly called for Zuma to be sacked‚ and he also took a swipe at Zuma’s administration and backers. Speaking as part of a panel at an investment conference in Cape Town with his former deputy‚ Mcebisi Jonas‚ and Bloomberg journalist Arabile Gumede‚ Gordhan said: "What you have at the moment is a group of people who are willing to do anything in order … to loot from the state, firstly. Secondly‚ they don’t care about consequences." The looters did not care about the consequences for the country‚ their constituencies or the 30-million South Africans living in poverty as long as they could accumulate what they wanted. Speaking about the safety of workers’ retirement funds‚ Gordhan said Sou...

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