I was pleased to read the latest business confidence report from the SA Chamber of Commerce & Industry showing a dip in sentiment in August. Obviously, a dip in business confidence is a bad thing, but honestly it was just good to feel less alone in my low mood. It’s been a long hard pandemic (is there any other kind?), and I’m Zoomed out and gloomy.

Between our world-leading unemployment numbers (we’re the champions!), the Facebook Files and, well, everything else, I was feeling a little hopeless. And then there were the body blows of the Digital Vibes report from the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) in late September...

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