Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene asks President Ramaphosa to fire him

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene asks President Ramaphosa to fire him

- Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has asked South Africa's president to fire him

- This comes after Nene has been under public and political pressure since his testimony at the Zondo Commission

- South Africans rejected Nene's apology for his behaviour and his future is now in the hands of the president

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South Africa's Finance Minister seems to have cracked under the pressure he's been under since he testified at the state capture inquiry.

Nhlanhla Nene reportedly asked President Ramaphosa to fire him from his post. Nene testified about his relationship with the Gupta family and has come under severe scrutiny.

Nene wrote a heartfelt letter of apology to all South Africans, begging for their forgiveness in what he called 'a lapse of judgement'.

However, politicians and South Africans alike rejected Nene's apology, as reported on by Briefly.co.za.

The EFF said they'd forgive Nene - if he quits his job.

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According to a report by Business Day, Nene made this request from President Ramaphosa over the weekend.

The Finance Minister's future is now in the president's hands and South Africans will have to wait and see what he decides.

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Nene's letter of apology:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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