What can we do about SA’s growing problem: nonperforming assets (NPAs)? This phrase — NPA — is used to describe ventures that guzzle money, instead of yielding returns.

It’s a term that could be applied to most state-owned enterprises (SOEs) today, with just a few exceptions.

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