The former governor said that evidence attributed to him in the report, namely that SARB had agreed that Absa would pay back both the capital amount and interest and then reneged on the agreement, is false.
She said that Standard Bank had used monies in customer accounts to settle outstanding debts with the bank.
The finance minister was on a panel discussion on the outlook for the growth of global markets.
The prime minister confirmed the country’s focus on finding the “greatest possible access” to markets through free trade agreements, rather than remaining in the single market of the EU.
The purchase was approved by the Competition Commission without any conditions last week. However, as the company is attempting to purchase a significant stake, the purchase has to be approved by the country’s finance minister.
The power utility announced that of the 34 municipalities scheduled for power cuts starting in January, 21 have paid and accepted terms to repay their debts.
The decision was taken after 48 Kugas caught fire in South Africa – on one occasion, a motorist died after he was trapped inside his burning vehicle.
Minister for Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, said in a statement that an official report on the summer season would be released later in January.
The university had more than 1 000 students participating in its exchange programme in 2016, spending US$6 000 in tuition alone.
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