Cyril has a plan to save the economy, but you can’t see it yet


Cyril has a plan to save the economy, but you can’t see it yet

There’s a new blueprint to revitalise a Covid-battered SA, but the details are being kept under wraps for now

Parliamentary editor

President Cyril Ramaphosa says social partners at the National Economic Development and Labour Council have made “tremendous progress” on compiling a plan to save the economy from the ravages of Covid-19, but the details will only be released “in the coming weeks”.

All eyes were on Ramaphosa on Wednesday night as he opened up all sectors of the economy, including the aviation industry, by moving the country from alert level 2 to 1, with expectations that he would also table an economic recovery plan.

Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday, following a meeting with Nedlac stakeholders, that a new blueprint to pull the country out of the ruins of the coronavirus had been agreed to and was only awaiting approval by his cabinet, which he met before his address to the nation on Wednesday night...

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