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Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni addresses the media during the 2020 National Budget Press Conference at the Parliament House on February 26, 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni addresses the media during the 2020 National Budget Press Conference at the Parliament House on February 26, 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Ziyaad Douglas

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is a man who'll speak his truth to both his comrades, the country and to an attentive investment audience, but perhaps needs to be backed by a president in a stronger position than the current incumbent is in, writes Ron Derby.

Just who is Tito Mboweni?

That’s a question I have been asking myself ever since the former Reserve Bank governor returned to public office to take up his position as the seventh finance minister in the country in the space of a decade.

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