DAVID MASONDO: Operation Vulindlela has what it takes to get reforms off the ground
The initiative will clear the way by identifying and resolving the causes of delays in network industries
Poor aggregate demand is not the only reason for SA’s poor economic growth performance. The supply of electricity, telecommunications, water, skills and transport of goods and people have been key strategic constraints on economic growth.
Addressing these requires structural reforms of network industries to unleash the growth potential, thus setting the material basis for employment and tax revenue. These reforms are meant to reduce the cost of doing business and living, which will make SA globally competitive and increase the rate of investment...