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Mamokgethi Molopyane is a mining and labour analyst. She’s also the founder of Creative Voodoo Consulting. She’s done work in the biofuel, forestry, mining, energy and space industries.

Mr President, your Covid strategy is not working

12 Jan 2021 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   63
Forget the notion of riding out the storm – we need to navigate the waves and phases because this virus could be with us for another 24 months.

2020: An economy hit by speeding truck

UPDATE
7 Dec 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   27
Its condition? Critical, with catastrophic damage. Recovery will take an agonisingly long time.

Reflections on politics: South Africa in disarray

2 Dec 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   17
The spotlight on the pandemic must never make us forget the role of politics in the country’s current decline.

Misdiagnosing the cause of the country’s economic woes

12 Nov 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   16
With displays of conspicuous differences in approaches from a team that is supposed to be aiming for the same thing.

Social grants: What’s fair, right … and possible?

9 Nov 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   32
A look at the relationship between individual wealth and welfare on one hand, and a socially just society on the other – against the backdrop of the current economic reality.

The South African economic tragedy

13 Oct 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   31
A case of an unfavourable time, bad politics and poor leadership has made catching up to the global economy improbable.

Public-private partnership will not save SAA

9 Oct 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   17
Because the politicians would have to back off.

Reflections on the ANC national executive

2 Sep 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   17
A moment of crisis for South Africa’s democracy.

Why we must all become insurgent citizens

17 Aug 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   17
A culture of political capitalism (Part 2): South Africans must refuse to accept that corruption, stealing and tender fraud is the norm.

A culture of political capitalism: the unbearableness of ANC corruption

14 Aug 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   34
Ours is the age of rule of self-destruction through politics defined by the capitalist spirit and greed as greatest motivator.

If SMEs don’t survive the lockdown shock, will the economy?

9 Jul 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   9
Government must stop politicising the pandemic, extend relief by redirecting SOE funds and cut the red tape so funding can be used now.

The domino effect: all jobs are at risk

17 Jun 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   10
However, the indispensability of workers is becoming more clear.

The great danger for SA’s future – Part I

10 Jun 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   35
The collapse of economic activity.

Economy and employment: Where to now SA? Part II

21 Apr 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane   5
With no normal to return to, here’s what the country can do next.

Economy and employment: Where to now SA? Part I

8 Apr 2020 /  Mamokgethi Molopyane    17
The pandemic means things will never be the same again. There is no normal to return to.
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