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Gigaba ditches briefing for 'urgent meeting' with Ramaphosa

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Johannesburg – Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has ditched a media briefing after being called to an “urgent meeting” with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, National Treasury said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

Gigaba was meant to speak at a briefing following a meeting with labour at the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) offices in Rosebank.

This is part of his planned engagements with stakeholders in business and labour following the Cabinet reshuffle which saw him replace former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Former deputy minister Mcebisi Jonas was replaced by Sfiso Buthelezi.

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