A good week for Tito Mboweni
Finance minister Tito Mboweni now has President Cyril Ramaphosa’s backing to reform SA’s badly listing economy
A good week
There weren’t many cheers when Moody’s junked us on Friday — except from finance minister Tito Mboweni, who now has President Cyril Ramaphosa’s backing to reform SA’s badly listing economy. Mboweni’s voice of reason has long fallen on deaf ears, but maybe the forces of radical economic transformation and the unions will finally pay attention. We’d start with a bloated civil service, red tape, labour laws and malfunctioning municipalities, not a new unit in the finance ministry, however snappy its name. But that’s us...
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