It’s been 30 years since South Africa’s first democratic elections, and our economic environment today looks very different. Within the past few years alone, we have overcome a pandemic, seen the rise of the digital economy and the fourth industrial revolution, and witnessed a meteoric shift towards renewable energy.

Yet in many ways, our challenges remain chillingly familiar — poverty, inequality, unemployment. And these three issues can ultimately be traced to the same root cause — failure to implement inclusive economic strategies that will uplift the poor and advance BEE...

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