Economists feel three more months of payments not enough

Can SA afford to cut special Covid-19 unemployment grant?

The special Covid-19 unemployment grant that President Cyril Ramaphosa extended by a further three months yesterday has created a knock-on effect throughout the economy.

This is according to leading economists who said the extension of the special grant was commendable but cautioned that three months was not enough. ..

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