SAA strike builds a case for doing away with SOEs

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The other political explanation relates to the personalities of the leaders involved, from the state to the unions.

On the one hand, Numsa has been the biggest critic of government’s handling of various SOEs. The union has never hidden its aversion to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan in his engagements with Eskom, and have consistently called for him to fired.

On the other hand, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has never held back his views about the unsustainability of state bailouts for SOEs.

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