Faizel Patel – 24/08/2020
President Cyril Ramaphosa, has strongly reprimanded Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, following comments made on social media regarding the removal of Zambia’s Central Bank Governor Denny Kalyalya by President Edgar Lungu.
In a statement the presidency says that in one of his tweets Mboweni promises to mobilise if not given reasons why the Central Governor has been fired by President Lungu.
Ramaphosa assured the government and people of the Republic of Zambia that the unfortunate remarks do not reflect the views of the South African Government and its people.
The presidency says the issue is being addressed to ensure that such an incident does not occur again.