The cost of business: Jayendra Naidoo

2013-01-20 10:00

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Remarks attributed to President Jacob Zuma at the ANC’s anniversary gala in Durban last weekend have attracted scrutiny. He reportedly told business leaders that those who support the ruling party would ‘prosper’. Andile Ntingi spoke to five business leaders to get their opinions

» Jayendra Naidoo, J&J Group Executive Chair

Not having been present at the gala dinner you are referring to, I don’t know the context in which the statement was made.

The issue of the funding of political parties by donors, whose businesses participate in government procurement or are subject to regulation by the state, is something that deserves attention and should be studied carefully.

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