Why does President Cyril Ramaphosa need a new social compact to grow the economy when he hasn’t delivered his side of the old one?

Opening his two-hour-long catalogue of the nation on Thursday, the president told us SA needed a “new consensus”. The social partners — government, labour, business and community — were working on it. A social compact to grow the economy, create jobs and combat hunger would be finalised within 100 days, he said...

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