Trevor Manuel, South Africa’s former finance minister who heads the National Planning Commission, pledged his loyalty to the ruling African National Congress as he announced he was quitting parliamentary politics.
South Africa’s labor union movement is damaging industrial relations that have exacerbated widespread strikes in the continent’s largest economy, according to Trevor Manuel, a minister in President Jacob Zuma’s office.
South African police fired rubber bullets and water cannon to disperse a 3,000-strong crowd who massed at an Anglo American Platinum Ltd. mine in support of a strike that has disrupted the world’s three biggest producers.
South African President Jacob Zuma put National Planning Commission head Trevor Manuel in charge of the country’s plans to expand infrastructure development in Africa, as local newspapers reported he may leave the Cabinet.
The head of South Africa’s National Planning Commission, Trevor Manuel , has been named a joint chairman of a committee set up to design a Green Climate Fund to help poorer nations adapt to climate change.