SA's economic recovery has been stronger than expected. The key question is whether this will be a transient upward jolt - or whether we can pull off something more enduring, says Trudi Makhaya.
It is not easy - in the middle of the second winter under the grinding yoke of the Covid-19 pandemic - to write about green shoots of any kind.
Behavioural scientists tell us that even at the best of times, cognitively, we are inclined to place greater emphasis on negative outcomes. But even as we battle the third wave of the pandemic, for many months now, the economy has been on a clear path towards healing.