When things are self-inflicted like this; the negative consequences are longer lasting and more dire.— Lesiba Mothata
What would the economic implications of a Pravin Gordhan arrest be?
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield posed this question to Lesiba Mothata, Chief Economist at Investment Solutions.
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Ratings agencies will say it’s not for an investment grade economy to behave in this manner.— Lesiba Mothata
We’ve received an olive branch from international investors.— Lesiba Mothata
We need the word from someone with authority that they back the Finance Minister.— Lesiba Mothata
The Presidency says it values open dialogue, but that it must take place “within the bounds of human decency and decorum".
"Zuma must go. When you are the president who literally laughs off any suggestions that government be held to a higher standard…"
Bruce Whitfield interviews the Minister and Lumkile Mondi, a lecturer at the Wits School of Economics and Business Science.
Treasury wants legislation to help it keep tabs on individuals in positions of power in the public and private sectors.
It’s make or break time. The next three years will determine if South Africa succeeds or fails in the long term, argues Calland.