South Africa needs to “reduce noise” in its political system: Treasury official




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JOHANNESBURG  – Africa has to reduce the “noise” its politics in order to attract investment and confidence, a senior Treasury official said on .

“We have got to reduce the amount of noise in our , especially as it pertains to various policies are under consideration so that we can improve confidence and make our country an attractive investment destination,” Director General Lungisa Fuzile said at a conference in Johannesburg.

Africa’s most industrialised country has been gripped by political upheavals ranging from a failed impeachment attempt against President Jacob Zuma for breaching the constitution to media reports that he is at “war” with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in the past few weeks.(Reuters)