Despite the imminent spike in infections and Covid-related deaths, and the media tsunami that daily engulfs us, South Africans’ attention will soon have to shift to a far greater, more intense and consequential battle for survival and economic wellbeing.

As Peter Bruce points out (“ANC is blinded by a vision of utopia as dystopia beckons (”, June 3) the fight for leadership and control over the process of reviving SA’s devastated economy has already begun, with many ANC cadres, apparatchiks, corrupt self-serving factions, habitual looters and self-important individuals, and even some cabinet ministers, firing the first shots under the flag of radical economic transformation...

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