South Africa Walking a Tightrope as Budget Speech 2020 Looms

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers his budget on February 26, 2020 at a time when South Africa is in a state of fiscal purgatory. A glimmer of hope is that he may yet surprise people by taking the axe to state-owned enterprises and curbing the public service wage bill, writes Ann Bernstein in Daily Maverick.

South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in September 2019.

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