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Mcebisi Jonas said : “Mr Gupta (Ajay) ignored what I said [that Jonas was not interested in becoming finance minister) and he said emphatically that I must become the Minister of Finance…,” External link

dailymaverick Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told ( about Duduzane Zuma ) : “He pointed at Mr Duduzane Zuma (who was in the room) and said they have made him a billionaire and that he had been bought a house in Dubai” External link

dailymaverick Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Christine Ramon ) : “Christine has played an invaluable role in ensuring the integrity of MTN’s corporate reporting, for which the board is grateful and wishes her well in her future endeavours. We also welcome Sindi, who the board believes to be a worthy successor in this critical role” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position. Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position. Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

redpepper Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “Ralph’s experience as the group chief financial officer, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, mergers and acquisitions and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward,” External link

iol Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position. Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

CitiFMGhana Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position” External link

leadership Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

businessday Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

businessday Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas replied : “There is no truth to this allegation whatsoever. There is also no evidence provided by Miss Sambo for this gratuitous allegation other than what is colloquially referred to as double hearsay,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, February 10, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Майк Джексон ) : “The allegation that I am related to Bongani More or that he held shares on my behalf in the BEE consortium is false. I have never held any interest whatsoever in any BEE consortium that partnered with AAR,” “Neither of the allegations she makes about me are based on any personal knowledge, nor has she provided any documentary evidence for the allegations made. It is correct that I was invited to a dinner in Cape Town where I was introduced to a Ms Jackson, representative of AAR, whom I was informed was interested in investing in SA” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 5, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of the government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

channelstv Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas added : “He had outstanding humility, special discipline and calmness in the most difficult moments. He was a unifier that came from a unionism that saw him as a shop steward that symbolised an anchor,” External link

citizen Friday, January 31, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are steadfast about our investments in Nigeria, particularly over the next three years as we aim to strengthen and expand our network and systems,” External link

businessday Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of the government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We need to think how to run a national programme around civic education to educate people on the basis of what we stand for as a country and rebuild the concept of a South African nation that is actually being fragmented on a daily basis. In addition to this, we need to think about a couple of big campaigns,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas wrote : “I felt a deep sense of loss and disorientation,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We were essentially stalling or slowing down the pace of destruction. It helped to a certain extent,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, March 15, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “The danger, I would still argue, with the process of state capture — can I use the term to ‘over-zumanise’ it? To think that it was about Zuma, that would be the biggest mistake. It is bigger. It is structural. It is systemic. You will miss the point if you do that,” External link

businessday Friday, March 15, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told ( about Ajay Gupta ) : “At the end of the meeting, Mr Gupta repeated that they had information on me and if I suggested that the meeting had occurred, they would kill me,” External link

mg Friday, March 15, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are gathered here to shape the future of this country. We must take it away from those who are abusing it,” “We must as South Africans stand up and take our future into our hands,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “What must move from here is a solid movement of South Africans who care about the future of South Africa. This mobilisation must continue,” “We have made a serious mistake after 1994. We demobilised our community. We mobilised society as a whole,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “That was possibly the most dangerous, historic mistake that the country made,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We can’t leave accountability to the constitution only, we can’t rely on courts only. We must consolidate a mass movement that holds everyone in government accountable,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "Transformation without growth is equally problematic. So, I think the term inclusive growth aptly describes what is necessary. We definitely need growth and that growth must be accompanied by transformation," External link

enca Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:33:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “The more there is political decay in the country‚ and I’m not suggesting there is - you will have to judge for yourself - but you would actually see the impact of it and how strong institutions begin to be‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:31:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "Transformation without growth is equally problematic. So, I think the term inclusive growth aptly describes what is necessary. We definitely need growth and that growth must be accompanied by transformation," External link

enca Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:46:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “The Public Protector did not doubt my version. She did‚ however‚ record that Mr Gupta denies visits of an identified individual to his residence‚ despite the fact that telephone records reflected numerous visits by this person to Saxonwold‚” External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 17, 2017 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “The correct facts regarding Mr Ajay Gupta himself is‚ in short‚ as follows. I met him at his Saxonwold residence on 23 October 2015 together with Mr Duduzane Zuma and Hlongwane‚” External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 17, 2017 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Collectively as a family they make a lot of money from the state; that they intend to increase that to about R8-billion from about R6-billion currently and that the bulk of their money is stashed in Dubai‚” External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 17, 2017 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We will be able to maintain the current expenditure ceiling, we think we will, and I dare say, we convince them we can,” External link

iol Monday, November 21, 2016 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : “A lot of work has been done and put into the ratings agencies story and I think that we have a firm proposition,” External link

coastweek Saturday, November 19, 2016 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Leadership that looks beyond its own narrow confines is needed,” External link

coastweek Saturday, November 19, 2016 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas adds ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "A lot of work has been done and put into the ratings agency story and we think we think we have a firm proposition to give to ratings agencies”. Unemployment is high at 26.6 percent, growth is below one percent, and government debt continues to be a threat to the ratings assessment. Jonas says he expects government to spend some 147 billion rand on debt service costs. But more concerning for the deputy finance minister, is the political landscape in the country. A number of But he says the fact that there will be consequences should be a positive to ratings agencies. “The fact that we have a strong judiciary, strong chapter 9 institutions, which country has a public protector that does a state capture report with a judicial inquiry, so that is actually a strength for the country," External link

enca Friday, November 18, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We need to deal with the growing discontent with inequality and exclusion. We must confront youth unemployment and strengthen the safety net for the vulnerable in society,” External link

iol Friday, November 18, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "A lot of work has been done and put into the ratings agencies story and I think that we have a firm proposition," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 18, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : "Leadership that looks beyond its own narrow confines is needed," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 18, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Leadership that looks beyond its own narrow confines is needed,” External link

iol Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : “We've done what could be done. My sense is that there is general acceptance of the constraints,” External link

iol Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : "Leadership that looks beyond its own narrow confines is needed," External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "We've done what could be done. My sense is that there is general acceptance of the constraints," External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “A lot of work has been done and put into the rating agencies’ story. I think we have a firm proposition to give to ratings agencies and our first meetings were very positive. They have been talking to a number of people not just the government. And in the end, they will be able to see that there is growing consensus across the board that we need improve growth and we need to ensure that we stick to the fiscal path that we have taken as a country,” External link

iol Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : “If we are going to recapitalise, it will be off balance sheet, it will not be done in such a way that it increases the government deficit,” External link

iol Thursday, November 17, 2016 9:33:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : “We are in the process of ratings agencies reviewing South Africa’s [credit] rating at the moment. Today (Tuesday) we had a meeting with Fitch which was focusing on what do we see as a critical way forward,” External link

iol Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:48:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas alleged : "a bag which he could use to receive and carry 600,000 rand in cash ($44,400) immediately" External link

bbc Thursday, November 3, 2016 3:12:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "Corruption is real, it's palpable, you can feel it, and you can see it in most agencies," External link

reuters-en Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : "Nuclear new build will only continue if it does not undermine the fiscal integrity of the country. The pace and scale will be important‚" External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We need to find a balance between transformation and getting value for money. Yes, the PIC needs to play a transformational role, but not to the detriment of investors,” External link

news24 Wednesday, October 19, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “SOEs need to be financially viable. Governance of SOEs needs to be strengthened so that proper due diligence is undertaken before decisions are made and implemented,” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “as a result of a number of factors, which are fast disappearing” “We are getting to a more difficult space” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “It is a very sensitive period. We must consistently demonstrate that we are committed to reform” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Doing things around rationalising SOEs, managing costs and improving efficiencies have become central to improving our credibility,” “People look at [the parastatals] and say, ‘You provide guarantees to so many entities.’ So, if you look how the SOEs perform in terms of those criteria, it immediately creates uncertainties” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Take the transport and logistics sector as an example. How you transform it as a whole and reform it as a sector might have an impact on Transnet. The same applies to the energy space,” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister47.63%EN11/18/201718/11/2017
finance minister37.22%EN11/18/201718/11/2017
deputy8.44%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
former deputy finance0.08%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
former finance minister0.08%EN08/07/201707/08/2017
deputy finance0.32%EN07/18/201718/07/2017
minister of finance2.52%EN06/09/201709/06/2017
mp0.08%EN04/28/201728/04/2017
vice-ministre des finances2.29%FR03/31/201731/03/2017
tourism minister0.08%EN03/31/201731/03/2017
director0.32%EN03/26/201726/03/2017
actuel vice-ministre des finances0.08%FR11/18/201618/11/2016
ministro das finanças0.08%PT11/10/201610/11/2016
vice ministro das finanças0.08%PT11/10/201610/11/2016
secretary-general0.16%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
former government spokesperson0.16%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
president0.16%EN09/03/201603/09/2016
south african minister of finance0.08%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
african minister of finance0.08%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
contender0.08%EN12/03/200603/12/2006
Names Lang Count
Mcebisi JonasEN94.61%
Mcebisi JonasFR4.91%
Mcebisi JonasPT0.36%
Mcebisi JonasES0.12%


 
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Rudi Krause said ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : “This is clear victimisation and the NPA never had a case against Mr Zuma. They issued the warrant of arrest for him before the commission started, so what can the testimony by Jonas at the commission change if they have a case against him already? The matter has been before the court for more than two years now. They postponed it for six months, only to drop the charges. This is incompetence and victimisation,” External link

iol Friday, January 25, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Pravin Gordhan said ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "Does it matter who is minister? It depends where you are. Right now, he (Jonas) is very important. We work very well as a team. " External link

news24 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas adds ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "A lot of work has been done and put into the ratings agency story and we think we think we have a firm proposition to give to ratings agencies”. Unemployment is high at 26.6 percent, growth is below one percent, and government debt continues to be a threat to the ratings assessment. Jonas says he expects government to spend some 147 billion rand on debt service costs. But more concerning for the deputy finance minister, is the political landscape in the country. A number of But he says the fact that there will be consequences should be a positive to ratings agencies. “The fact that we have a strong judiciary, strong chapter 9 institutions, which country has a public protector that does a state capture report with a judicial inquiry, so that is actually a strength for the country," External link

enca Friday, November 18, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

Fana Hlongwane said ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "I categorically deny that there was ever a discussion or offer, by anybody, of any government position to Deputy Minister Jonas," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:09:00 PM EAT

Fana Hlongwane wrote ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "At the private venue, the blackmail story was specifically raised with (Jonas). He (Jonas) stated that he had no recollection of any such blackmail conversations with anyone," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:09:00 PM EAT

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Mcebisi Jonas

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Mcebisi Jonas said : “Mr Gupta (Ajay) ignored what I said [that Jonas was not interested in becoming finance minister) and he said emphatically that I must become the Minister of Finance…,” External link

dailymaverick Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told ( about Duduzane Zuma ) : “He pointed at Mr Duduzane Zuma (who was in the room) and said they have made him a billionaire and that he had been bought a house in Dubai” External link

dailymaverick Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Christine Ramon ) : “Christine has played an invaluable role in ensuring the integrity of MTN’s corporate reporting, for which the board is grateful and wishes her well in her future endeavours. We also welcome Sindi, who the board believes to be a worthy successor in this critical role” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position. Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position. Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

redpepper Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “Ralph’s experience as the group chief financial officer, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, mergers and acquisitions and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward,” External link

iol Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position. Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

CitiFMGhana Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position” External link

leadership Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

businessday Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Ralph Mupita ) : “Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward” External link

businessday Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas replied : “There is no truth to this allegation whatsoever. There is also no evidence provided by Miss Sambo for this gratuitous allegation other than what is colloquially referred to as double hearsay,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, February 10, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said ( about Майк Джексон ) : “The allegation that I am related to Bongani More or that he held shares on my behalf in the BEE consortium is false. I have never held any interest whatsoever in any BEE consortium that partnered with AAR,” “Neither of the allegations she makes about me are based on any personal knowledge, nor has she provided any documentary evidence for the allegations made. It is correct that I was invited to a dinner in Cape Town where I was introduced to a Ms Jackson, representative of AAR, whom I was informed was interested in investing in SA” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 5, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of the government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

channelstv Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas added : “He had outstanding humility, special discipline and calmness in the most difficult moments. He was a unifier that came from a unionism that saw him as a shop steward that symbolised an anchor,” External link

citizen Friday, January 31, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are steadfast about our investments in Nigeria, particularly over the next three years as we aim to strengthen and expand our network and systems,” External link

businessday Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of the government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We need to think how to run a national programme around civic education to educate people on the basis of what we stand for as a country and rebuild the concept of a South African nation that is actually being fragmented on a daily basis. In addition to this, we need to think about a couple of big campaigns,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas wrote : “I felt a deep sense of loss and disorientation,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We were essentially stalling or slowing down the pace of destruction. It helped to a certain extent,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, March 15, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told ( about Jacob Zuma ) : “The danger, I would still argue, with the process of state capture — can I use the term to ‘over-zumanise’ it? To think that it was about Zuma, that would be the biggest mistake. It is bigger. It is structural. It is systemic. You will miss the point if you do that,” External link

businessday Friday, March 15, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told ( about Ajay Gupta ) : “At the end of the meeting, Mr Gupta repeated that they had information on me and if I suggested that the meeting had occurred, they would kill me,” External link

mg Friday, March 15, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We are gathered here to shape the future of this country. We must take it away from those who are abusing it,” “We must as South Africans stand up and take our future into our hands,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “What must move from here is a solid movement of South Africans who care about the future of South Africa. This mobilisation must continue,” “We have made a serious mistake after 1994. We demobilised our community. We mobilised society as a whole,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “That was possibly the most dangerous, historic mistake that the country made,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We can’t leave accountability to the constitution only, we can’t rely on courts only. We must consolidate a mass movement that holds everyone in government accountable,” External link

iol Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "Transformation without growth is equally problematic. So, I think the term inclusive growth aptly describes what is necessary. We definitely need growth and that growth must be accompanied by transformation," External link

enca Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:33:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “The more there is political decay in the country‚ and I’m not suggesting there is - you will have to judge for yourself - but you would actually see the impact of it and how strong institutions begin to be‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:31:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "Transformation without growth is equally problematic. So, I think the term inclusive growth aptly describes what is necessary. We definitely need growth and that growth must be accompanied by transformation," External link

enca Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:46:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “The Public Protector did not doubt my version. She did‚ however‚ record that Mr Gupta denies visits of an identified individual to his residence‚ despite the fact that telephone records reflected numerous visits by this person to Saxonwold‚” External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 17, 2017 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “The correct facts regarding Mr Ajay Gupta himself is‚ in short‚ as follows. I met him at his Saxonwold residence on 23 October 2015 together with Mr Duduzane Zuma and Hlongwane‚” External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 17, 2017 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Collectively as a family they make a lot of money from the state; that they intend to increase that to about R8-billion from about R6-billion currently and that the bulk of their money is stashed in Dubai‚” External link

thetimes-za Friday, February 17, 2017 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We will be able to maintain the current expenditure ceiling, we think we will, and I dare say, we convince them we can,” External link

iol Monday, November 21, 2016 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : “A lot of work has been done and put into the ratings agencies story and I think that we have a firm proposition,” External link

coastweek Saturday, November 19, 2016 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Leadership that looks beyond its own narrow confines is needed,” External link

coastweek Saturday, November 19, 2016 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas adds ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "A lot of work has been done and put into the ratings agency story and we think we think we have a firm proposition to give to ratings agencies”. Unemployment is high at 26.6 percent, growth is below one percent, and government debt continues to be a threat to the ratings assessment. Jonas says he expects government to spend some 147 billion rand on debt service costs. But more concerning for the deputy finance minister, is the political landscape in the country. A number of But he says the fact that there will be consequences should be a positive to ratings agencies. “The fact that we have a strong judiciary, strong chapter 9 institutions, which country has a public protector that does a state capture report with a judicial inquiry, so that is actually a strength for the country," External link

enca Friday, November 18, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We need to deal with the growing discontent with inequality and exclusion. We must confront youth unemployment and strengthen the safety net for the vulnerable in society,” External link

iol Friday, November 18, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "A lot of work has been done and put into the ratings agencies story and I think that we have a firm proposition," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 18, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : "Leadership that looks beyond its own narrow confines is needed," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 18, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Leadership that looks beyond its own narrow confines is needed,” External link

iol Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : “We've done what could be done. My sense is that there is general acceptance of the constraints,” External link

iol Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : "Leadership that looks beyond its own narrow confines is needed," External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "We've done what could be done. My sense is that there is general acceptance of the constraints," External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “A lot of work has been done and put into the rating agencies’ story. I think we have a firm proposition to give to ratings agencies and our first meetings were very positive. They have been talking to a number of people not just the government. And in the end, they will be able to see that there is growing consensus across the board that we need improve growth and we need to ensure that we stick to the fiscal path that we have taken as a country,” External link

iol Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : “If we are going to recapitalise, it will be off balance sheet, it will not be done in such a way that it increases the government deficit,” External link

iol Thursday, November 17, 2016 9:33:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : “We are in the process of ratings agencies reviewing South Africa’s [credit] rating at the moment. Today (Tuesday) we had a meeting with Fitch which was focusing on what do we see as a critical way forward,” External link

iol Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:48:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas alleged : "a bag which he could use to receive and carry 600,000 rand in cash ($44,400) immediately" External link

bbc Thursday, November 3, 2016 3:12:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas told : "Corruption is real, it's palpable, you can feel it, and you can see it in most agencies," External link

reuters-en Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : "Nuclear new build will only continue if it does not undermine the fiscal integrity of the country. The pace and scale will be important‚" External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “We need to find a balance between transformation and getting value for money. Yes, the PIC needs to play a transformational role, but not to the detriment of investors,” External link

news24 Wednesday, October 19, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “SOEs need to be financially viable. Governance of SOEs needs to be strengthened so that proper due diligence is undertaken before decisions are made and implemented,” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “as a result of a number of factors, which are fast disappearing” “We are getting to a more difficult space” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “It is a very sensitive period. We must consistently demonstrate that we are committed to reform” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Doing things around rationalising SOEs, managing costs and improving efficiencies have become central to improving our credibility,” “People look at [the parastatals] and say, ‘You provide guarantees to so many entities.’ So, if you look how the SOEs perform in terms of those criteria, it immediately creates uncertainties” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas said : “Take the transport and logistics sector as an example. How you transform it as a whole and reform it as a sector might have an impact on Transnet. The same applies to the energy space,” External link

news24 Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister47.63%EN11/18/201718/11/2017
finance minister37.22%EN11/18/201718/11/2017
deputy8.44%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
former deputy finance0.08%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
former finance minister0.08%EN08/07/201707/08/2017
deputy finance0.32%EN07/18/201718/07/2017
minister of finance2.52%EN06/09/201709/06/2017
mp0.08%EN04/28/201728/04/2017
vice-ministre des finances2.29%FR03/31/201731/03/2017
tourism minister0.08%EN03/31/201731/03/2017
director0.32%EN03/26/201726/03/2017
actuel vice-ministre des finances0.08%FR11/18/201618/11/2016
ministro das finanças0.08%PT11/10/201610/11/2016
vice ministro das finanças0.08%PT11/10/201610/11/2016
secretary-general0.16%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
former government spokesperson0.16%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
president0.16%EN09/03/201603/09/2016
south african minister of finance0.08%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
african minister of finance0.08%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
contender0.08%EN12/03/200603/12/2006
Names Lang Count
Mcebisi JonasEN94.61%
Mcebisi JonasFR4.91%
Mcebisi JonasPT0.36%
Mcebisi JonasES0.12%


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Rudi Krause said ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : “This is clear victimisation and the NPA never had a case against Mr Zuma. They issued the warrant of arrest for him before the commission started, so what can the testimony by Jonas at the commission change if they have a case against him already? The matter has been before the court for more than two years now. They postponed it for six months, only to drop the charges. This is incompetence and victimisation,” External link

iol Friday, January 25, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Pravin Gordhan said ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "Does it matter who is minister? It depends where you are. Right now, he (Jonas) is very important. We work very well as a team. " External link

news24 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mcebisi Jonas adds ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "A lot of work has been done and put into the ratings agency story and we think we think we have a firm proposition to give to ratings agencies”. Unemployment is high at 26.6 percent, growth is below one percent, and government debt continues to be a threat to the ratings assessment. Jonas says he expects government to spend some 147 billion rand on debt service costs. But more concerning for the deputy finance minister, is the political landscape in the country. A number of But he says the fact that there will be consequences should be a positive to ratings agencies. “The fact that we have a strong judiciary, strong chapter 9 institutions, which country has a public protector that does a state capture report with a judicial inquiry, so that is actually a strength for the country," External link

enca Friday, November 18, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

Fana Hlongwane said ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "I categorically deny that there was ever a discussion or offer, by anybody, of any government position to Deputy Minister Jonas," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:09:00 PM EAT

Fana Hlongwane wrote ( about Mcebisi Jonas ) : "At the private venue, the blackmail story was specifically raised with (Jonas). He (Jonas) stated that he had no recollection of any such blackmail conversations with anyone," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:09:00 PM EAT