PALI LEHOHLA | Nailed it! In counterrevolution, government is backing away from actual power

Thabo Mbeki’s speech last week is instructive on where the state stands with its citizens and its responsibilities

01 October 2023 - 19:57 By PALI LEHOHLA

In the political economy calendar of SA, October is a busy month. The clergy are asking a legitimate question and taking steps to arrest the rot. Under The Interfaith Forum of SA (TIFSA), the clergy are taking SA into our confidence to discuss and drive solutions in the continuing government withdrawal from legitimate power and responsibility to deliver developmental outcomes of the National Development Plan. From October 9-11, TIFSA will engage this solution-driven initiative and drive a resolution away from ever more austerity that has become a solution by a government withdrawing from a developmental agenda...

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