Treasury has refuted allegations that any of its officials leaked information regarding claims that Mcebisi Jonas was offered to head the finance portfolio.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the controversial Hawks investigation has the potential to damage South Africa's economy.
Economist Xhanti Payi claims Gordhan's statement could raise concerns for foreign investors and ratings agencies.
This kind of thing suggests that we (South Africa) are not very well managed, or that the law takes it's course or that we have a good environment to invest.— Xhanti Payi, economist
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