Bheki Mahlobo

Analyst

Bheki Mahlobo is an analyst and economic researcher at the Centre For Risk Analysis (CRA). Bheki is a regular speaker and media commentator, providing analysis of the political and economic trends in South Africa and global markets.

Bheki is the co-author of  the CRA’s client Risk Alert (together with Dr Frans Cronje), a weekly bulletin that identifies the key risks in South Africa and the world. He also contributes research to the Socio-Economic Survey of South Africa , the CRA’s flagship reference guide.

[Video] Locked out: the risk of unemployment
Frans Cronje
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15 Oct, 2020

Over 2 million jobs have been lost due to the economic Lockdown imposed by the ANC government. South Africa's structural unemployment problem is steadily worsening.

[Video] Can the ANC solve its corruption dilemma?
Frans Cronje
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18 Sep, 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to tackle corruption in the African National Congress (ANC). But does he have the political will and the strength to do so? The President faces a deep dilemma: he must be seen to act, but attempting to defeat corruption could risk tearing the ANC apart. Frans Cronje and Bheki Mahlobo discuss the ANC's corruption dilemma and various scenarios for the party.

[Opinion] The Invisibles: South Africa’s growing underclass
Bheki Mahlobo and Thuthukani Ndebele
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03 Sep, 2020

Poor people with little education and no work, and who generally live under difficult conditions, find themselves relying on state support, while being unable to occupy centre stage in public discourse. They are the underclass — often neglected and ‘invisible’ — yet increasingly, they are becoming a potential source of unrest.

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