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Pravin Gordhan remains optimistic about SA's economy

Following a briefing in Pretoria on Thursday on the outcomes of a special Cabinet meeting, which discussed the economy and budget-related matters, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan dismissed suggestions that South Africa was headed for a recession.

Minister Gordhan on Friday spoke to John Robbie about South African Airways, the global economy, emerging markets and plans for nuclear energy in the country.

Listen to the conversation below:

We want SAA to be a stable, profitable entity not dependent on the state.

Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance

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