Is there hope for South Africa’s economy?
2021 has got off to a grim start for South Africa with a surge in Covid-19 infections straining the local healthcare system and prompting the government to tighten lockdown restrictions. Amidst this, Eskom has also indicated that power supply is under pressure and as a result load-shedding has made a return. So if the year has started off this way, what will the rest of the year hold? Business Day TV spoke to BNP Paribas senior economist Jeff Schultz to find out.