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Trevor Andrew Manuel

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


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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...


Zuma’s first-term casualties

Ministers within it – Ebrahim Patel (Economic Development) Pravin Gordhan (Finance) Rob Davies (Trade and Industry) Trevor Manuel (National Planning) and Hogan – vigorously defend their own turf...


Football fever, faction fever

Both groups have their criticisms of the steady pro-market approach of Finance Minister Gordhan and Trevor Manuel who runs the National Planning Commission (AC Vol 51 No 10)...


Zuma’s economic tightrope

Hailed as a brilliant Finance Minister under then President Thabo Mbeki Trevor Manuel has spent nearly a year coming up with the 24 commissioners for the NPC the body he heads that will coordinate long-term development planning...


The Patel alternative

Ebrahim Patel the Economic Development Minister took the opportunity to argue that he not NPC chief Trevor Manuel was in charge and he has brought the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Competition Commission under the control of his Department with support from the South African Communist Party and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu)...


The state of Jacob Zuma

His department is standing in for Trevor Manuel’s National Planning Commission which is still to announce key staff...


Walking right, talking left

The Left demands a more interventionist stance than that of the then Finance Minister Trevor Manuel under former President Thabo Mbeki...


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