“The Lily Mine sinkhole is a metaphor for entire country” Business Day 26.02.2016

Lorenzo Fioramonti

Lorenzo Fioramonti

“PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address did not leave room for much optimism. The president recognised the structural problems affecting the South African economy, as well as the global instabilities that are compounding the domestic malaise.

Our country could do much more — for instance, within the Group of 20 and Brics group of leading developing nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and SA) — to put the global economy on a sustainability track, but it needs to fix things at home first.”