If God were to listen to SA’s economic problems, she too would cry. Over the past two weeks, the economy has staggered from one crisis to another.

First, finance minister Tito Mboweni announced a R59bn bailout of Eskom over two years — in addition to the R69bn over three years he committed in February. Then I was invited to speak to people who wanted to exhume the national development plan (NDP), our lodestar according to President Cyril Ramaphosa...

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