President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised inclusive decision-making informed by scientific evidence. Such an approach would serve to depoliticise and rationalise decision-making.
Ramaphosa's call for a new social compact will fall on deaf ears unless there are some fundamental changes to the way in which the pandemic is being managed.
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
South Africa's jobs summit failed to acknowledge fundamental issues in the approach to development and job creation.
Cyril Ramaphosa is likely to emphasise stability - in government and the ANC. Given his history he is likely to want to stabilise the economy rather than pursue radical interventions.