South African politicians tussle over central bank mandate

Elske Photography

Leaders of the ruling African National Congress and members of the South African government have clashed over the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank in the wake of the May general elections.

“The national executive committee agreed to expand the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank beyond price stability to include growth and employment,” said African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general, Ace Magashule, at a press conference on June 4.

Magashule claimed the party had also

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account