LUKANYO MNYANDA: Too much reserve about the Bank
While the president clarified the mandate, he could have lifted uncertainties around the deputy governors — and Eskom
Much has been said about President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address, most of it negative. Seeing that it was his third in about 16 months, I wasn’t expecting that much from it.
For me, a commitment to actually implementing the pledges in his February 2018 speech would have been enough. Much of the disappointment had to do with the feeling that the big things — from Eskom to restoring SA’s fiscal health — were once again kicked down the road.