South African business leaders irritated by trade minister's interference in Competition Commission

Ebrahim Patel, South African Minister of Industry and Trade.
Ebrahim Patel, South African Minister of Industry and Trade. © Bernd von Jutrczenka/DPA/PictureAlliance via AFP
The new competition commissioner, Doris Tshepe, is dealing with Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel's, intention to secure jobs and empower Black South Africans into the economy. He is circumventing the Competition Commission in order to do so, much to the dismay of South African business leaders. [...] (386 words)
Issue dated 13/12/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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