Nelson Mandela emerged from 27 years in apartheid jails in 1990 pledging to seize South Africa’s mines and banks. Four years later, his government slashed spending and courted foreign investors, paving the way for the longest period of growth in the country’s history.
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.
South Africa’s former finance minister, Trevor Manuel , named as a possible candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund , called for an open process to select a new managing director of the institution.