February 27, 2018 / 11:24 AM / 10 months ago

S.Africa's new finmin Nene says won't comment on priorities before studying budget

CAPE TOWN, Feb 27 (Reuters) - South Africa’s new Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has no economic priorities identified yet and wants to familiarize himself with the budget presented last week, he said on Tuesday moments after being sworn-in as a member of parliament.

Asked whether he had any priorities, Nene told Reuters: “I will still have to sit down and familiarize myself with the budget.”

Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Editing by James Macharia

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