The bad news brigade has it wrong. There is no crisis in South Africa yet - ISS

South Africa does not face a crisis despite high crime, unemployment and inequality, though weak growth and poor governance have made it more likely things could go badly wrong, according to a new paper from the Institute for Security Studies (ISS).

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Jakkie Cilliers, Executive Director of the Institute for Security Studies.

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The margin for error has become thin. However, South Africa isn’t doing as poorly as the news in the media suggests.

Jakkie Cilliers, Executive Director of the Institute for Security Studies

We’ve lost a decade when it comes to education. However, we’ve seen some stabilisation in the system.

Jakkie Cilliers, Executive Director of the Institute for Security Studies

Many countries are struggling. But many of our challenges are self-imposed. And these can be resolved relatively easily.

Jakkie Cilliers, Executive Director of the Institute for Security Studies

This article first appeared on 702 : The bad news brigade has it wrong. There is no crisis in South Africa yet - ISS


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