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Karel | 12 Aug, 2019
[News] Stop trying to make the NHI happen - fix what we've got: expert
Centre for Risk Analysis
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12 Aug, 2022

South African think tank, the Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) hosted a discussion this week about the viability of the government’s National Health Insurance scheme, which it says is moving full steam ahead, despite concerns raised by stakeholders in the private and public healthcare space.

[Opinion] Redistributionism or Growth?
Chris Hattingh
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11 Aug, 2022

Basic Income Grant (BIG) – added to the increasing number of other forms of welfare – represents a major risk to South Africa’s fiscal responsibility and growth prospects.

[Opinion] Heightened risk of social unrest in second half of 2022
Chris Hattingh
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01 Aug, 2022

In the context of rising food and fuel prices, an official unemployment rate of 34%, and growth-depressing factors such as blockades of the N3 and persistent rolling blackouts, South Africa faces the prospect of more social unrest and instability over coming months.

[Letter] Wiser to ignore government
Chris Hattingh
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28 Jul, 2022

Inflation is likely to remain high given that there is little prospect that substantive structural reforms in both the policy and administered price areas will be implemented any time soon (“SA consumers at ‘tipping point’ as food inflation soars, says NielsenIQ”, July 27).

[Letter] State capture a feature of ANC ideology
Chris Hattingh
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24 Jun, 2022

There may be overtures to accountability and structural reforms, but for as long as the ANC adheres to the requirements and edicts of the NDR the incentives and pressures for corruption will persist.

[Opinion] Lower growth on the horizon
Chris Hattingh
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24 Jun, 2022

Within the context of a tightening global business environment, foreign investment in countries such as South Africa may decline, or head towards more friendly climates. Higher interest rates also mean tighter credit, and so businesses that want to expand may be faced with higher risk and credit costs.

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