Aggressive debt reduction is like fixing deck chairs on the Mendi


Nearly a fifth of the 16.4-million South Africans who were employed in the first quarter had joined the ranks of the unemployed by the end of the first month of lockdown. This reality — more than depressed asset values, foreign debt, equity sell-offs and inflation — is our most pressing concern...

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