Exactly a year ago, on February 11 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the 2021 state of the nation address on the verge of the second wave of Covid-19. His speech focused on four overriding priority areas: defeating the coronavirus pandemic, accelerating the economic recovery, implementing economic reforms to create sustainable jobs and drive inclusive growth, and fighting corruption and strengthening the state.

Regarding progress on the action items under these reforms, only three have been completed on time, about 10 are progressing well, eight are experiencing challenges, and five have missed the deadline...

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