The moment Trevor Manuel realised democracy was in danger
The former finance minister finally reveals why he resigned when Thabo Mbeki was recalled
There was a moment in 2008, when Trevor Manuel’s resignation letter as finance minister was leaked to the media, that he came to realise SA’s hard-won democracy was in danger.
In an address to a leadership development event on Tuesday, Manuel recalled when Thabo Mbeki was ousted as president in September 2008.
The event was organised by Unleashing Leadership Potential (ULP) in Midrand, Johannesburg...