Sinesipho Schrieber
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20 Nov 2019
6:40 am

Mboweni’s roadmap ‘set to be reworked’ to suit Tripartite Alliance

Sinesipho Schrieber

An economic working group will revamp National Treasury’s growth plan to align it with the ANC’s 2017 manifesto and election promises.

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni. Picture: ANA

A political analyst yesterday said National Treasury will be forced to adopt some of the ANC alliance’s leftist revamped economic growth policies in order to sustain the Tripartite Alliance. At a recent council meeting it agreed to assign an economic working group to revamp National Treasury’s growth plan to align it with the ANC’s 2017 manifesto and election promises. Political analyst Lungani Mthethwa said Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s office was in a corner after failing to engage with alliance partners the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and South African Communist Party (SACP) in the drafting of his growth...