South Africa’s traditionalist president versus modernist finance minister
Feb25

South Africa’s traditionalist president versus modernist finance minister

It was the battle between South Africa’s traditionalist president and its modernist finance minister that arguably led to the latter’s sacking late last year. Former Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene had focused on governance in State Owned Enterprises and capital projects that were unaffordable for the country’s economy. That was in the midst of declining mining and manufacturing sectors and a drought stricken agricultural sector. It...

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