Carol Paton Editor at Large

A proposal from organised labour and business that politically exposed people be banned from doing business with the government needs more consultation within ANC ranks, President Cyril Ramaphosa said this week.

The measure was included in the draft agreement on economic recovery discussed at the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) by the government, business and labour — but after the ANC’s weekend lekgotla it looks unlikely to survive. The final plan has not been circulated.

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