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South Africa

Our take: South Africa is in your hands

Following last week’s riots, it’s been disheartening to watch our government leaders this week. Instead of making up for failing to anticipate the looting or responding quickly, key government leaders have dissolved into petty fights, blame-shifting or disagreeing on a basic definition of what happened. (The president says it was an insurrection, his defence minister …

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The big story: SA economy’s rapid recovery to pre-covid levels

Experts are impressed at how fast our economy is bouncing back. Two developments you need to know about:  1. South Africa recorded its “highest and fastest growth level ever” in April when it grew 25.9% in real terms on a year-on-year basis, according to Beti, an index that measures South African transactions. This was off …

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Siyayivala with Lesego & Thebogo

Welcome to Siyayivala! It’s @Tebogo_Mabuela & @chepapelesego’s chat through their favourite stories in our Weekly Wrap in vernac. Check out our first video below and go to www.explain.co.za/subscribe to get the Weekly Wrap… for free!