Government policies need to acknowledge individual agency as a mechanism for change, while reducing barriers to income-producing activities.
The election's result endorses other evidence that trust in South Africa’s constitutional settlement and its political institutions is steadily declining.
South Africa's economic reforms of the 1990s were overdone, destroying some industries and thus impacting economic growth and job creation. A re-balancing of industrial policy is called for.
The abandonment of crop farming fields isn't new. But some researchers say it's accelerated in the last two decades.
Ramaphosa offered five simple yet bold goals for the next ten years that cut across the social and economic structural constraints that inhibit South Africa’s potential.