South Africans may not be aware of it, but bubbling up around us is an angry rebellion among our neighbours as our government takes on the almost Trump-like toil of Making SA Great Again.

The Southern African Customs Union (Sacu), more than a century old, has been roiled by plans trumpeted by President Cyril Ramaphosa and implemented by trade, industry & competition minister Ebrahim Patel to revive SA’s manufacturing economy through a process of “localisation” and the publication of industrial sector “master plans”...

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