Today, with some fanfare, the presidency will introduce a roadmap for Transnet’s turnaround. From what I’ve seen, there’s a lot in it that’s good. It really is a plan to fix a critical national asset, sweat it properly and develop it for the future.  

However, if we’re not very watchful, its rational approach and focus on opening the infrastructure for all to use — specifically the private sector — could be what causes it to fail...

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