Bold leadership is required to end SA’s jobs crisis

POSTED ON: February 20, 2020 IN by Admin

The dual catastrophes of South Africa’s unemployment and economic growth situations can only be met by leadership with a will to make the right but perhaps politically less palatable choices.


Urgent implementation required on positive Sona messages

POSTED ON: February 19, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

President Cyril Ramaphosa gave a positive SONA 2020 with some real plans to deal with our economic problems. The challenge is implementation.


Cyril Ramaphosa’s Sona is the most significant speech since 1994

POSTED ON: February 11, 2020 IN , , by Admin

It is up to President Cyril Ramaphosa to reinvigorate and inspire confidence in South Africans from all walks of life in his SONA.


Cosatu’s debt bailout proposal for Eskom amounts to nothing more than a free lunch

POSTED ON: February 10, 2020 IN , by Admin

SA can’t use public pensions as a convenient piggy bank to bail out our indebted SOEs and avoid fundamental reforms.


The argument against appointing a ‘land tsar’

POSTED ON: February 6, 2020 IN by Admin

Placing land reform in the hands of a government official – a ‘land tsar’ – will only add another layer of policy uncertainty to South Africa’s economic story.