Finance Minister Speaks of Axing by Zuma, Nuclear Deal at Inquiry

During his appearance at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has said that he was fired by former president Jacob Zuma in a meeting that lasted less than five minutes. He added that his refusal to toe the line on a nuclear deal with Russia and certain projects with the Gupta family cost him his postition.

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene (file photo).


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