With the right announcements the markets would react positively, support the government in seeking growth, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Morning clouds. Cool.
The plan to make Cyril Ramaphosa a one-term president
Pieter du Toit
In 2010, former US president Barack Obama's detractors vowed to make him a "one-term president". President Cyril Ramaphosa is facing the same challenge: Political opponents are determined to make sure he does not come back after the next party election.
Ramaphosa needs to autocorrect and do so quickly
It is far from game over for Ramaphosa
It is exactly because he rarely attacks problems in a bulldozer fashion, but rather in a counter-intuitive manner that he has survived so long in politics. Unlike many commentators and writers, I have consistently maintained that President Ramaphosa is the right (and only) person to lead the country at the moment.I have insisted that despite the enormous and persistent pressure he has faced, he would most probably pull through.
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