Should Pravin Gordhan go or stay? Listeners state their cases

The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) has called for the axing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

It says Gordhan has been protecting white monopoly capital and needs to be replaced.

702 Afternoon Drive presenter Redi Tlhabi asked listeners whether Gorhdan deserved to keep his top Treasury job, and why.

Below are some of the responses:

Gordhan should definitely stay. If we don't have him, where the heck or we gona go?

Jenny. caller

Pravin should go, only if there are clear reasons why and if whoever replaces him isn't controlled by neither black, blue, white nor brown monopoly capital

SMS comment

White monopoly capital is an excuse for the ineptitude of our current government. And no, Pravin shouldn't go. He's the last buffer between us, and those who would like to loot the state.

Ajora, caller

Take a listen to the different perspectives:


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