Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 08.46.51The current regulations governing the economy under lockdown are inappropriate – we need a framework that fits the nature and dynamics of the South African economy. There are two broad certainties under current lockdown conditions. If we immediately abandon any form of control over the pandemic and open up the economy in an unfettered manner, cases of Covid-19 transmission will go through the roof, deaths will multiply, the hospital services will be overwhelmed as happened in Italy, and livelihoods will dramatically suffer…..more