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Trevor Andrew Manuel

Date of Birth: 31 January 1956
Place of Birth: Kensington, Cape Town


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Selling the state

Mortgaging capital investment The government wants state companies to partner with local and foreign private companies in imitation of the public-private partnerships of Britain’s ex-Prime Minister (and close friend of South Africa’s former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel) Gordon Brown...

Trevor Manuel now Minister in the Presidency for the National Planning Commission is also looking at how state companies should fit into long-term national development...


The Gordhan knot

Within the government there are at least three camps: the centrists Finance Minister Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan and National Planning Commission Chairman Trevor Manuel who want to cut the burden of state companies on the Treasury; the leftists Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel and Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies who want the companies to spearhead a state-led development strategy; and Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba and Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu who want to run their own reform programme without interference from the plethora of committees and commissions examining the issue...


Election results keep Zuma in contention

If Trevor Manuel the National Planning Minister becames the new head of the International Monetary Fund Zuma could replace him with parliamentary Speaker Max Sisulu a scion of the powerful Sisulu family who missed out on a cabinet post after working hard to get Zuma elected...


Zuma’s presidential primary

Manyi’s use of the term reminiscent of the racial language of the old apartheid regime prompted National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel who is coloured to accuse him of racism...


Party unity trumps national reforms

Their centrist opponents led by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel insist that many popular short-term measures would only make the long-term outlook worse; they insist as they persuaded ex-President Thabo Mbeki to insist on keeping South Africa’s policies compatible with those of the countries that buy its goods and invest in its industries...


Battle of the plans

In the absence of a coherent strategy the country continues on the economic trajectory of former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel and former President Thabo Mbeki whose ‘business-friendly’ economic policies Zuma’s backers regularly attack...


After the council, a reshuffle

More probable is that the former Finance Minister and current National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel may step down His mooted replacement is Max Sisulu Speaker of Parliament...


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