Speaking at an online event hosted by local fund manager Ninety One, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) senior representative for SA, Montfort Mlachila, touched on familiar themes.

Almost a week after the lender granted SA a R70bn loan to help finance its response to the Covid-19 crisis, one can only wonder what its leaders would have made of the headlines that have since ensued, with the ANC back in self-destruct mode that has taken infighting up more than a little notch. ..

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