JOHN DLUDLU: Five priorities for the president’s address
Ramaphosa needs to urgently resolve issues related to SOEs, youth employment, the Reserve Bank, telecoms and foreign policy
President Cyril Ramaphosa's state of the nation address on Thursday night ought to be a mix of pomp, celebration and reflection on the sixth administration’s priorities for the year. His job couldn’t be clearer: he needs to use the occasion to urgently resolve the crisis facing this nation’s economy. At the heart of the problem lies a lack of confidence.