Chance for Gi­gaba

Sunday Times - - WEEK IN REVIEW -

He’s been crit­i­cised for his cosy ties with the Gupta fam­ily, but Fi­nance Min­is­ter Malusi Gi­gaba will get to show what he is made of when he presents his first medium-term bud­get pol­icy state­ment in par­lia­ment on Wed­nes­day. Rat­ings agen­cies will look closely at how Gi­gaba in­tends deal­ing with a pro­jected rev­enue short­fall of R40-bil­lion and what ac­tion, if any, he in­tends tak­ing to shore up gover­nance and fi­nan­cial con­trols at state com­pa­nies.

Malusi Gi­gaba.

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