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Trevor Andrew Manuel

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


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Ditching the Dalai Lama

Finance Minister Trevor Manuel whose recent utterances indicate that he expects to remain at the centre of ANC politics after Jacob Zuma takes over as national president on 9 May launched an unexpected attack on the Dalai Lama: 'To say anything against the Dalai Lama is in some quarters equivalent to trying to shoot Bambi ' he said...

Godongwana wants to become finance minister in Jacob Zuma's post-election cabinet although Trevor Manuel (who manages simultaneously to be popular with ANC members and with Western bankers) is a contender for a leading economic role...


Kang Man-soo

Kang spoke for developing nations alongside South Africa's Trevor Manuel at September's International Monetary Fund Board of Governors meeting and the emergency G-20 meeting in Washington in November...


The business of politics

Ramos whose partner is Finance Minister Trevor Manuel resigned from the state-owned transport utility Transnet on 21 November and is due to take over from ABSA's current Chief Executive Steve Booysen at the end of February...


Squaring the circle

South Africa's reputation for economic stability has largely been managed by Finance Minister Trevor Manuel...


Africa and the credit crash

While Finance Minister Trevor Manuel whose continued presence in government has shored up the rand was in Washington African National Congress Treasurer Mathews Phosa was assuring local banks of state support should they face the problems of their counterparts in Europe and North America...


A wounded presidency

Motlanthe quickly put together a new cabinet including some of the initial resigners such as Finance Minister Trevor Manuel...


Zuma takes the provinces

Mbeki supporters at the NEC meeting such as ANC policy guru Joel Netshitenzhe and Finance Minister Trevor Manuel failed to block the decision to axe Ngculu Balindlela and Rasool (who said he was 'not unduly shattered' by the decision because it was 'a long time coming')...


Politics of the budget

Finance Minister Trevor Manuel’s 2008 budget was a more powerful statement on Thabo Mbeki’s presidency than the President’s own speech...


Putting figures on it

Trevor Manuel’s budget showed real gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 5% in 2007 and forecast growth of 4% in 2008 4...


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