It’s not just the economy, it’s governance

25 February 2024 - 00:00 By SONGEZO ZIBI

In September 1997 I walked into the Volkswagen South Africa factory for an interview for my very first job, as a trainee in public affairs. Unbeknown to me, the current minister of finance, Enoch Godongwana, was working furiously with his former trade union comrades, Volkswagen’s management and the national government to save the factory from being closed...

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