The Big Read: Capitalist crusader leaps into the ring

21 January 2016 - 02:29 By Tony Leon

Who benefited from Jacob Zuma's extraordinary, still unexplained, decision to go through three finance ministers in five days in mid-December? Apart from the market mavens and/or financial gamblers who shorted the rand, we received at least one answer on the upside in past days.Pioneering black entrepreneur Herman Mashaba told an interviewer that Zuma's decision to fire respected finance minister Nhlanhla Nene made him "really angry".

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