JOHANNESBURG - The Pilchards recall saga isn't enough to scare off the Finance Minister from his favourite dish.
Tito Mboweni says he ate some last night.
"There must be no panic about the fish, it is only a certain factory that is affected, not the whole of the canned fish industry. I cooked it last night.
Mboweni will be delivering his budget speech and has to convince South Africans that the economy can be revived.
Weak growth, ballooning debt and cash-guzzling State-Owned Enterprises are expected to feature strongly when he delivers the 2020 Budget.
Watch eNCA Political Editor Vuyo Mvoko speak to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.