Infrastructure will be the linchpin of SA’s economic reconstruction and recovery plan, aimed at helping SA come back from the devastation wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa told a joint sitting of parliament on Thursday.

The “huge” build programme is aimed at unlocking more than R1-trillion in infrastructure investment over the next four years, and will be one leg in the broader package that the state hopes will raise growth to about 3% on average over the coming decade.

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