South Africa’s Finance Minister Weighs Transnet Cash Injection

South Africa’s Finance Minister Weighs Transnet Cash Injection

Transnet freight locomotives at the Transnet SOC Ltd. Sentrarand depot, in the Benoni district of Gauteng, South Africa, on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023. Volumes of goods and commodities, including iron ore and coal shipped through the Transnet’s freight rail network for export, have dropped because of issues including vandalism, idle locomotives and cable theft. ,…

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Zimbabwe shock as finance minister named Africa’s best

Zimbabwe shock as finance minister named Africa’s best

Getty Images Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says the award was recognition of his good economic management Many Zimbabweans have reacted with astonishment after Mthuli Ncube was named “Best African Finance Minister of the Year” despite the country’s economic turmoil. One user on X, formerly known as Twitter, said the award was “akin to applauding a…

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