GARTH STRACHAN: Critical that SA creates framework to support ‘sunrise’ sectors
SA’s rapid response to Covid-19 has shown our capacity to sidestep bureaucratic paralysis and our ability to rapidly set up and operate systems
SA has moved fast and, so far, successfully to contain the spread of Covid-19. For the foreseeable future, the national focus will be on the pandemic’s consequences.
In the months ahead, this national public health and economic effort to undo the damage Covid-19 wreaks on our people and the economy that sustains them, will be undertaken in conditions of a deeply constrained fiscus and in the wake of a deep-seated domestic economic downturn...