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1 Nov 2019
Mini budget is roundly rebuked for cutting on public spending
To avert a catastrophe 'government must cut the public service wage bill, sell state-owned enterprises, split Eskom into three and find equity partners for SAA'.
Tito Mboweni, South African Minister of Finance, delivers his 2019 Mid-Term Budget Statement in the South African Parliament in Cape Town, on October 30, 2019. Picture: AFP / RODGER BOSCH