The economic policy thrust of the three main parties (the ANC, DA and EFF) differs fundamentally, but like the disruptive new player — the Capitalist Party of SA (ZACP), whose logo is a purple cow — all promise more jobs, faster growth and a better life for all. The big question is whether any party’s economic policy manifesto contains what is needed to get SA out of its low-growth trap and achieve sustainable, rapid growth.

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