In the midst of the Ace Magashule-induced market turmoil last week, finance minister Tito Mboweni lamented that he couldn’t understand the obsession with the Reserve Bank. He’s not alone.

From failing municipalities to the state of its national sports teams, SA has many problems that need special attention, but don’t get it. We don’t spend enough time discussing the dismal state of our schools, or why poor women can’t access reproductive health services that the constitution says they are entitled to...

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