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Deloitte SA 2015/16 Budget

Leadership is tested in times of strife 

The interest of ‘arm chair’ budget observers is piqued. When Minister Nhlanhla Nene presents his very first Budget Speech for 2015/16 on 25 Februry 2015, he will be under intense scrutiny - firstly, because of the numbers he will present and the signals these are likely to give about Government’s intentions and secondly, perhaps unfairly, because he will be compared to his predecessors: Minister Manuel for his ‘swagger and style’ and Minister Gordhan for his ‘no nonsense’ approach.