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Telkom chairperson Jabu Mabuza. (File, AFP)
Telkom chairperson Jabu Mabuza. (File, AFP)

Johannesburg - Business leaders told President Jacob Zuma at a meeting last week that trust between the government and the private sector was destroyed when the South African leader fired his finance minister in March, Telkom Holdings Chairperson Jabu Mabuza said.

“We had a private dinner with the president and we raised lots of issues,” Mabuza, who is one of the leaders of the so-called CEO Initiative, said in an interview on Thursday at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban.

“We raised our concern that our working together, the trust, has been destroyed by the developments of the last few weeks.”

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