Finance Minister Says He Doesn’t Interact On Social Media To Avoid “Altercations”

Finance and Economic Development Minister, Mthuli Ncube said today that he doesn’t respond to people that attempt to interact with him on social media because this would result in public “altercations” on policy issues.

The minister said this during an informal meeting with journalists in Harare on Sunday, 23 June.

Journalist, Sharon Tawuya posted Ncube’s position after the meeting:



The reaction on social media was generally that social media is by nature an interactive platform. However, others also felt that a finance minister does not need to respond:



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Mthuli Ncube

Professor Mthuli Ncube is the Minister of Finance and Economic Development.He was the Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank ,financial, economics, investment, and public policy expert, entrepreneur and academic. Professor Ncube divides his time between the private sector in Switzerland and... Read More About Mthuli Ncube

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