Mamokete Lijane is a fixed income sales trader and macro strategist at Absa Capital.

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China’s inability to deal with looming real estate crisis could spark global contagion

The sector needs to shrink but it is unlikely authorities can deliver the soft landing they have been attempting for ...


Let’s not reduce debate to callous rich versus supporters of the poor

People in poverty should receive social aid but a basic income grant will be paid for by everyday citizens


We must consolidate constitutional supremacy and accountability

Halfway through 2021 it looks as if we have another difficult few months ahead of us


Policy-making based on the past can lead to big, persistent errors

Using quantitative forecasting models based largely on pre-crisis economic relationships makes no sense


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A drive through SA reveals the realities of inequality and injustice, and it is up to us to help bring about change