In 2017 the Indlulamithi SA 2030 scenarios were created with a clear purpose: to help unite the nation in creating a society where all people experience a sense of belonging and solidarity. But can a simple storytelling exercise accomplish such a goal? How much influence do scenarios really have in driving a social compact?

To answer these questions let us look back at the history of scenario use in SA. Scenarios are not new to the country. Some people may be familiar with the “high road” and “low road” scenarios led by Clem Sunter in the 1980s. More may remember the Mont Fleur scenarios of the 1990s, or the Dinokeng scenarios of 2008...

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