BUDGET: NO REASON FOR OPTIMISM

From Swazi Media Commentary Sun Feb 24 2013, 03:31:00

Optimistic Swazi Finance Minister's budget speech is symptomatic treatment

Kenworthy News Media February 23, 2013

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"It is a bold budget that will boost growth and support the vulnerable ... the financial system in Swaziland is generally sound ... We remain cautiously optimistic," Swaziland's Minister of Finance Majozi Sithole said in his budget speech on Friday (22 February 2013), writes Kenowrthy News Media.

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