Has South Africa run out of time on the doomsday clock?
South Africans are deeply uncertain about what the future holds. Most fear it won’t be good. But even if the country does pull out of its death spiral and dodges the most apocalyptic predictions, several nail-biting years lie ahead
South Africa has always skated close to the edge, but as the negatives pile up — simultaneous energy, logistics, unemployment, education and governance crises, along with increasing assassinations and kidnappings — there’s a sense it is sliding into a gulf of despair.
Certainly, the national mood has seldom been as grim...
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