South Africa’s COVID-19 economic stimulus plan — opportunity out of crisis

“In announcing R500-billion worth of economic spending and loans, Ramaphosa on Tuesday allocated the bulk of the funding towards propping up businesses, subsidising wages and creating new jobs. He talked about a ‘new social compact’ in the clearest indication yet that COVID-19 money will speed up government spending on service delivery, while trying to keep businesses afloat.”

via Mail & Guardian