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INSIGHT | Difficult to be optimistic about new year as SA's problems persist

The country’s high unemployment rate, high crime rate, high inflation, and other socioeconomic problems continue with little resolution in sight, writes Nkosikhulule Xhawulengweni Nyembezi

A new year column has the unstated responsibility to strike a note of optimism and renewal. It is a tradition, like a pagan ritual, observing the sacred pause between one year and the next, and making an offering of resolution. ..

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