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Zuma returns Gordhan as finance minister

President Jacob Zuma has brought back Pravin Gordhan as the finance minister hardly a week after removing Nhlanhla Nene from the post.

EWN reports that Zuma said his decision came after serious reflection and consideration. The president said he had received many representations to reconsider his decision to remove Nene.

Nene's replacement, David van Rooyen, will now take over as Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) - a position previously held by Gordhan after he was moved from the finance portfolio.

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