CAPE TOWN - Journalists tried to quiz President Cyril Ramaphosa on his stance on Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.
Asked what was Nene's future as finance minister? Ramaphosa joked that he's hard of hearing.
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Speculation has been rife that the President was going to make an announcement on his decision on Nene.
Nene's credibility is being questioned after he only confessed last week to meeting the Gupta brothers.
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He had previously said he bumped into the Gupta brothers once or twice.
Nene has since apologised and has allegedly asked the president to fire him.
Editor's note: The audio in this video might not be audible enough.