Editing Allowed - What are the pro and cons of IMF loan to SA

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.
29 Jul 2020 English South Africa News · Business

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Editing Allowed - Did SA sell its sovereignty?

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Editing Allowed - How many jobs have been lost due to the pandemic?

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