“The state of our economy is the biggest concern that continues and should continue to occupy all of us.” So said President Cyril Ramaphosa in his address to the National House of Traditional Leaders on Tuesday. Predictably, his focus was on the issues confronting rural areas.  

Decrying the lack of opportunities for young people and consequent migration to the cities, the president pointed to the possibilities offered by agriculture and tourism. Naturally, the issue of “land access and ownership” featured prominently...

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