Allan Seccombe Resources Writer

SA’s economy went into a gut-wrenching free fall in the second quarter — not unexpectedly — and any right-thinking person would expect the government to throw its muscle and intellect behind anything that can generate growth.

SA reported its worst quarterly collapse ever, with a second-quarter annualised GDP contraction of 51% after the government ordered a hard lockdown of the economy at the end of March and gradually eased restrictions...

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