Increasingly, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plans to get us out of our economic hole remind me of Brexit and Boris Johnson.

"Hope is being placed on the ‘Brexit dividend’," writes the Financial Times’ Martin Wolf, of Johnson, "of restricting immigration of low-skilled people. But delivering a high wage, high productivity and yet high-employment economy in such a way is impossible."..

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