Model, hair salon owner and socialite Babalwa Mneno took to social media to ask "Uncle Mboweni" to remember the small businesses when he delivers his budget speech. She's one of the many people waiting to hear what SA's Finance Minister has to say.
South Africans are waiting eagerly to hear what Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will have to say when he delivers his budget speech, and socialite Babalwa Mneno is also hoping to hear good news.
Babalwa is also a business owner and took to social media to ask the minister to consider small businesses in his budget.
The beautiful businesswoman told Mboweni that she loves him and told him businesses are drowning.
Uncle @titomboweni....u know I love u... awundazi but ke asikholapho... pls b kind to us small businesses tomor in ur budget speech... pls focus any raises or escalations towards big businesses! We are drowning!!! Totally submerged and literally livin from hand 2mouth.
We're not sure if the minister had time to read Babalwa's message, but we can hope!
Minister Mboweni has a tough task ahead of him. He needs to please many different groups with his speech.
Briefly.co.za reported that he will also have to convince South Africans that he and Ramaphosa can rescue the economy.
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