Five finance ministers and a fall from secure fiscus to near-junk status

2018-02-16 05:45

Jaco Leuvennink looks at how SA regressed from a country with a respected finance minister and a solid fiscal position to four ministers in less than three years.

ANC conference likely to collapse as taxpayer money used to 'grease the wheels' - Trevor Manuel

2017-11-10 07:49

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has predicted that the ANC's elective conference in December could collapse during the adoption of credentials.

Top 5 on Fin24: Update on SA'S secret fuel sale, Manuel on SAA money woes, and the fastest selling suburbs in Gauteng

2017-10-03 17:31

In case you missed it, here is a roundup of Tuesday's top 5 reads on Fin24.

Trevor Manuel: We have to put SA back on track

2017-09-24 06:00

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel speaks out against underperforming state agencies and urges reform.

#GuptaLeaks may be sword that undoes SA's Gordian knot - Manuel

2017-09-19 16:09

South Africa’s complex set of problems is unravelling, exposing the bad in the country including "shenanigans" at SARS, says former finance minister Trevor Manuel.

Are the Hawks diverting attention away from #GuptaLeaks?

2017-08-31 19:32

If the Hawks are diverting attention away from the #GuptaLeaks and other issues, it would create a dangerous precedent for our democracy, according to political analyst Daniel Silke.

Trevor Manuel sings Kathrada's praises during memorial site opening

2017-08-20 18:00

A poignant site of remembrance in honour of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada has been opened at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg.

Coalition in 2019 could mean instability for SA - Manuel

2017-07-19 22:53

If a coalition government takes over from the ANC in 2019, the country could face a period of instability, former finance minister Trevor Manuel has warned.

#GuptaLeaks: Guptas spied on Manuel, Malema and bank bosses

2017-06-24 22:23

Emails and documents obtained through the #GuptaLeaks have shown how the family spied on prominent South Africans like Trevor Manuel, Maria Ramos; Julius Malema and FirstRand bosses Laurie Dippenaar and GT Ferreira.

Manuel willing to advise any Ramaphosa-led government

2017-05-21 06:00

Former government minister Trevor Manuel would consider a request to join any Cyril Ramaphosa-led government in an advisory role should he be asked to.


Govt must stop 'over-negotiating' and start doing - NPC consultant

2018-02-12 23:23

The government should stop "over-negotiating" and procrastinating, and start saying clearly what its intentions are if it wants to restore credibility, says a National Planning Commission commissioner.

ANC NEC a product of branch manipulation - Trevor Manuel

2017-11-10 05:07

Former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel has blamed the ailing ANC on a poorly-elected National Executive Committee (NEC).

Manuel on KPMG: Auditing profession needs time to heal

2017-10-03 09:56

A world without auditors would be a "profound tragedy for risk" and the auditing profession needs time to heal after the KPMG blow out, says former finance minister Trevor Manuel.

Manuel lists five trends that cannot be ignored

2017-09-23 09:00

Investors are taking decisions in an arena of growing complexity, says former finance minister Trevor Manuel who identifies five trends that will shape the future.

POLOTIKI | Episode 11: Distraction tactics? Hawks go after Manuel, Gordhan

2017-09-01 11:15

In this episodeof POLOTIKI, we focus on all the attacks against former finance ministers Trevor Manuel and Pravin Gordon.

Hawks seeks affidavit from Manuel over SARS unit

2017-08-30 21:39

The Hawks have told former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel and his one-time deputy, Jabu Moleketi to provide affidavits on the creation of a special investigative unit at SARS.

South Africa needs a younger president - Trevor Manuel

2017-07-20 08:26

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has agreed with a student who expressed concern about the age of leadership within the ANC, saying the president shouldn't be twice the age of the bulk of the population.

Zuma corrupt and ministers don’t do their jobs – Manuel

2017-07-16 06:00

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has accused President Jacob Zuma of being “corrupt and incapable” of leading the country.

Manuel: White monopoly capital doesn't exist

2017-06-04 06:02

The former finance minister didn’t mince his words when talking about SA’s credit rating, state capture and what needed to change, writes Justin Brown.

WATCH: Manuel roasts Molefe, Brown over Eskom ethics

2017-05-15 13:52

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has climbed into Eskom CEO Brian Molefe, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Eskom chairperson Ben Ngubane.

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