Jabulani Sikhakhane | Is Ramaphosa backpedalling on his economic recovery proposals?

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Is President Cyril Ramaphosa cycling back on the economic recovery proposals he tabled before a joint sitting of the legislative houses on 15 October last year? It seems so.

When announcing the outcomes of the governing party's lekgotla this past weekend, Ramaphosa said on Twitter on Sunday that the ANC's national executive committee had decided to convene "an economic summit that critically looks at what Covid has merely accentuated: poverty, inequality and unemployment in South Africa".

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