Finance minister Tito Mboweni’s budget speech was a timely reminder of the need to keep our economy from falling off the fiscal precipice. The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) recent commentary still looms large. In short, restructure, restructure, restructure!

But implementing the recommended structural changes to our economy is not something the government has managed to get right, yet. And it’s not going to be easy to implement structural changes given the pressures added by the Covid-19 pandemic...

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