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Economic challenges facing South Africa: Kevin Lings
14 February 2020, 1:38 PM
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address unsurprisingly focused on the economy. The local economy is faced with serious challenges leading to low growth, low investments and high unemployment levels. The president says steps are being taken to turn the picture around and set the economy on a growth trajectory.
He says capacity is being built in the Presidency and elsewhere in the state to fast-track progress on a clear list of urgent reforms.
SABC News speaks to  Stanlib chief economist Kevin Lings.

SONA 2010 -2020 : A visual representation
14 February 2020, 8:29 AM

The South African  State of the Nation Address (SONA) has been a reflection of the country’s economic, political and social status. Over the years, the speech delivered by the sitting president has  also reflected the transformation in the country’s status quo.

Though a lot has changed in the past decade , there are features and words that have dominated the State of the Nation Address over the years.

[Watch] SONA 2010 – 2020: A visual representation

 

Mixed reaction to SONA 2020 Speech
13 February 2020, 10:11 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans not to succumb to the challenges that the ailing economy has presented, saying these should be confronted with resolve and action.

South Africa’s economy is growing below 1% making it even less likely to create jobs to reduce the high unemployment which is now sitting at 29% and is expected to increase this year.

Speaking during his State of the Nation Address in the National Assembly, Ramaphosa outlined government’s priorities for the year.

Pre-SONA | Discussing South Africa’s realities beyond SONA
13 February 2020, 1:40 PM

South Africans are hoping for more from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech in dealing with the ailing economy, unemployment, corruption, governance and public accountability when he delivers his (SONA) later today.

 

READ | SONA: 2010 – 2020
13 February 2020, 1:05 PM

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