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Don't fear radical economic transformation, Mkhize tells business leaders

ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize, speaking at the Johannesburg Indaba in Sandton, says everyone must participate in the country's economy.

African National Congress Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize at the Johannesburg Indaba in Sandton on Wednesday. Picture: Clement Manyathela/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG – African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize has told business leaders this morning not to fear radical economic transformation as it’s simply about increasing the participation of black people in the economy.

Mkhize was speaking at the Johannesburg Indaba in Sandton.

President Jacob Zuma and other ANC presidential hopefuls have spoken at lengths about the need for radical transformation.

Mkhize says everyone must participate in the country's economy.

“Effectively what we’re really looking at is a question of how do we increase the ownership, the participation by the black industrialists, black entrepreneurs who have over the years been left out because of the past policies.”

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