There is nothing, not a single word, of any merit or interest in the ANC manifesto for the upcoming local government elections on November 1.

I read it. I’ll never get that time back. I was looking for signs of new thinking on the economy, but all I found was this: “Working with all levels of government to grow the economy, increase jobs, and reduce poverty, especially for young women and men, we will … accelerate implementation of the Economic Reconstruction & Recovery Plan, which was launched in October 2020 to rebuild our economy due to the Covid-19 pandemic.”..

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