Archive for December 2017

No time for complacency as ANC conference ends in uncertainty

The much-awaited ANC National Conference has finally run its course – careening between smooth execution and organised chaos, and darting between the dark shadow of Jacob Zuma and the light of a new dawn under Cyril Ramaphosa. In the end good sense prevailed for a large part. Ramaphosa was elected as the ANC’s new president,…

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Take action to minimise the risk of current uncertainties

In the wake of the most recent ratings downgrades, a whopping budget deficit and the upcoming all-important ANC national conference, one word sums up South Africa at this moment in time: uncertainty. Just about the only certain thing it seems, is that in order to plug the huge budget hole, government will be increasing taxes…

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