It will require innovative thinking and lots of resources for South Africans to repair the country’s “shattered” economy, especially with the Covid-19 pandemic setting back previous attempts at recovery by years, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday. 

SA’s economy has been brought almost to a standstill as a national lockdown was imposed more than four weeks ago in a bid to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Some restrictions will be lifted on Friday, which would see parts of the economy come online. ..

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