‘Opportunistic criminals’ sabotaging the economy

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Trucks were torched in Mooi River.
Trucks were torched in Mooi River.

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.

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