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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (Waldo Swiegers, Bloomberg)
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (Waldo Swiegers, Bloomberg)

Cape Town - Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Friday there is a group of people that are not interested in SA's economic stability and who seemingly want to disrupt institutions and destroy reputations.

In a day of high drama, in which it was revealed that Gordhan threatened to resign days before he was to deliver his Budget Speech, the minister issued an impassioned statement calling for calm and confidence in South Africa.

He said there is a group of people who are not interested in the economic stability of the country and the welfare of its people. "It seems they are interested in disrupting institutions and destroying reputations."

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