Finance minister Enoch Godogwana is facing political pushback from the ANC’s alliance partners, Cosatu and the SACP, against the National Treasury’s proposed budget cuts aimed at reining in public spending over the medium term. 

Godongwana, along with the chair of the ANC’s economic transformation sub-committee Mmamoloko Kubayi, met party officials and alliance partners on Monday where the finance minister was asked to explain Treasury’s proposed budget cuts. ..

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