Warning signs ahead of need for inclusive growth plan

Long-term relief for unemployment and poverty is critical

03 August 2021 - 10:03
By Sandile Zungu

It would be inappropriate to diminish the significance of last week’s announcement by the government that it would be spending some R38bn towards cushioning households and firms affected by growing hardship. However, it’s about time we started a discourse about long-term interventions to the triple crisis of unemployment, poverty and hunger, and inequality.

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