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Prospects for South Africa to end-2021

Friday, June 18, 2021

Subject

Prospects for South Africa to end-2021.

Significance

By mid-2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa had gained the upper hand over factional rivals within the ruling ANC. His government also benefitted from unexpected improvements in economic metrics, largely due to a spike in commodity prices. Nevertheless, key challenges remain unresolved: high unemployment, undperforming state enterprises and a perilous fiscal position.

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