/ 5 August 2022

Despite all the documents, there is no social compact in South Africa

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South Africa’s economic crisis, which will be laid bare in next week’s unemployment data, has robbed us of far more than just jobs. (Delwyn Verasamy/M&G)
The government has had many plans to boost the economy since 1994 but none have achieved their targets

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