‘Opportunistic criminals’ sabotaging the economy

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Trucks were torched in Mooi River.
Trucks were torched in Mooi River.
Supplied

The unrest in KwaZulu-Natal will not only affect the provincial economy, but it will have an impact on South Africa’s economy.

Independent economics analyst Professor Bonke Dumisa has described the unrest as “economic sabotage and criminality”.

Protests also broke out in Gauteng in what are believed to be protests by supporters of former President Jacob Zuma who are calling for his release. Analysts have however warned that criminals have also taken advantage of the situation.

Support independent journalism
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. You can cancel any time.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Daily Poll
Do you agree with the ConCourt’s ruling that unmarried fathers have the right to register their children under their surname?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, it’s his children too
74% - 40 votes
No, it’s traditionally wrong
26% - 14 votes
Vote

E-Editions

Read the digital editions of Witness here.
Read now