Such heavyweight political support is valuable for Mboweni, who, some say, has his eyes on the presidency when current president Thabo Mbeki's term ends in 2009 (Mboweni's current term ends in 2004). Mboweni, who enjoys smoking the occasional Davidoff accompanied by a nice bottle of Margaux with his bank colleagues, has come a long way from his beginnings as an ANC guerrilla fighter in the 80s - so a progression to the presidency would not seem to be too out of character. Still, this is rat
To continue reading...
Start a Trial
Register for a Central Banking trial to access this article. Sign up today and get access to: