South Africa: Zuma dismisses ZEE business
Cape Town – The notion of ZEE, as opposed to BEE, had President Jacob Zuma flummoxed in the National Assembly on Wednesday.
“Honourable Member, what is CEE? Can you help us?” he enquired of Congress of the People MP Philip Dexter, who had just used the term in a question posed to the president.
“It’s Z… E… E – as in Zuma Economic Empowerment,” Dexter spelled out, to laughter from MPs and Zuma himself.
Earlier, Dexter had asked why relatives of the president and people known to be his close confidantes, as well as business people close to the ruling party, were included in government-led overseas business delegations.
“Have business people from the families of leaders of other political parties been the [continue reading]