'All families fight, but there's a need for change in ANC'

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says there is a need for change in the ruling party.

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says there is a definite need for change in the African National Congress (ANC).

The minister was speaking at the 6th annual Open Book Festival at the Fugard Theatre today.

When asked about in fighting within the ANC, Gordhan said all families fight, but that there's a need for change in the ruling party.



Gordhan also stated he is receiving good legal advice, but at the same time questioned why is being investigated by the Hawks.

Speaking on the economy, the minister says enough is being done.

Gordhan says he believes the country's economy will stabilise and even grow above zero percent this financial year.



The finance minister says there is definite hope for South Africa, despite the current hostile political environment.

"There is a future for our country and it will be here for the next few hundred years."