Former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas: SA has lost its way

Former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas: SA has lost its way

- Mcebisi Jonas, South Africa's former minister of finance, feels South Africa has lost its way

- According to Jonas, the government isn't dealing with the country's problems in a good, effective way

- Jonas also feels there are new forms of state capture forming, even as it is being investigated

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South Africa's ex-Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas feels the country has strayed from its path.

Jonas said that the government doesn't have good ways to deal with important issues like inequality.

The former minister feels that the current programmes set in place to address these issues are ineffective. He added that these programmes are being administered under weak administrators, according to a report by eNCA.

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Jonas referred to the news headlines when he spoke about South Africa's current state. The rising unemployment, corruption, crime and recession are factors that he feels show just how bad things got for the country.

But Jonas also asked the countries leaders not to be discouraged and to not focus too much on the developments in the state capture inquiry. According to Jonas, there are new forms of state capture forming.

It's not clear what these new forms of state capture are that Jonas was talking about.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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