Old Mutual chair and former finance minister Trevor Manuel has made a scathing assessment of the country’s political leadership, saying the time has come for government to get its house in order to resolve myriad challenges facing the country.

In his message to shareholders in the company’s integrated report released on Friday, Manuel said that while the group produced commendable results in 2022, this came despite the negative effect of load-shedding on daily operations, especially at branch level...

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