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South Africa

Lesetja Kganyago

Date of Birth: 7 October 1965
Place of Birth: Boyne, Limpopo


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Economic swings and roundabouts

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago shrugged off accusations of being 'hawkish' arguing that the country would need to keep ahead of inflationary pressures flowing from fuel price hikes in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine (AC Vol 63 No 7 Ramaphosa weighs the cost of Moscow's war)...


State companies in the firing line

A business leader close to government has confirmed that the country is technically bankrupt and governor of the South African Reserve Bank Lesetja Kganyago has warned that there is no 'magic money' to bail out ailing SOEs...


Cyril's double crisis

The country's deepening economic crisis has shifted the power balance in government to the reformists: a triumvirate of President Cyril Ramaphosa Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago...


Ramaphosa’s next test

Mboweni said that for the South African Reserve Bank cutting interest rates was not a solution and said such decisions should be left to him and the central bank governor Lesetja Kganyago...


A tale of two ANCs

Supporting Ramaphosa's reforms are: Gordhan and Mboweni; ANC economic policy head Enoch Godongwana; Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago; and former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela...


Ramaphosa’s high-wire act

Mboweni who served two terms as Governor of the Reserve Bank is now the engine-driver with the highly rated Lesetja Kganyago at the Reserve Bank and Dondo Mogajane formerly Gordhan's director-general at the Finance Ministry now ensconced at Mboweni's side (AC Vol 58 No 21 Balancing the good cop with the bad)...


Balancing the good cop with the bad

On 21 September Lesetja Kganyago governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) called in the four major commercial banks which use KPMG as their auditors to discuss ways to dampen down the crisis...

The move followed earlier talks between the SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago and senior bankers and audit firm executives...


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