Political Currency with Tim Modise
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A new high-powered television programme that focuses on the interplay of influence between government and business. The people, issues and trends shaping South Africa’s economy. Each week top decision-makers and influential power brokers are interviewed by Tim Modise on their plans and ideas to address the country’s economic situation. An influential platform where the Who’s Who of business and politics rise to the challenge of sorting out South Africa’s economic malaise. Political Currency with Tim Modise seeks insight on the policies and ideas that could kick-start economic recovery, create jobs and set South Africa on the road to prosperity.
On Political Currency with Tim Modise this week: a reaction on the president's announcement regarding lifting lockdown restrictions, the editors debate the country's economic standing and how is the tourism sector working its way towards recovery post Covid-19 and its impact.
Political Currency with Tim Modise deals with the interplay of influence between leaders in the world of politics, the economy and business. In this launch edition of the show, Tim Modise speaks to SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter about how South Africa’s tax revenues can recover from a predicted a R300-billion tax hole due to Covid-19 lockdown declines, as well as dealing with corruption. He speaks to the Editors of Financial Mail, Business Day and Sowetan on the shocking GDP numbers, saving SOEs and the EFF attacks on Clicks stores. And he talks to the CEO of the Restaurant Association of SA, Wendy Alberts, on whether the restaurant industry can survive any more Covid-19 lockdowns or regulations.
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