Editing Allowed - What is the outlook for SA's economy?
In this edition of Editing Allowed, Hillary Joffe and the panel discuss the outlook for South Africa's economy now that lockdown has ease. The panel also weighs in on government's response to the coronavirus crisis.
Hillary Joffe and the team discuss President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent weekly letter which promises decisive action against corrupt officials. The editors also discuss ways in which South Africa’s companies can recover from COVID-19.
On the show this week, Hilary Joffe and the panel discuss growing allegations of corruption related to Covid-19 procurement in the country. The panel also assess the strength of political and economic reform efforts made by Zimbabwe's ruling party, to support the ailing economy.
Hilary Joffe and the panel unpack the economic cost of South Africa's liquor ban, with the likes of Consol, SAB and Heineken shelving investments. They also discuss concerns raised by some politicians that South Africa's IMF loan could lead to a gradual loss of the country's sovereignty.
In this edition of Editing Allowed, Hillary Joffe and the panel discuss the pros, cons and potential pitfalls of the IMF's loan to South Africa. They also hone in on Eskom's legal battle with the National Energy Regulator.