A year of Sisinomics: Is this what the doctor ordered?


President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s achievement of the hard targets of his economic policy is not yet clear, but he has laid out plans to lift the economy from profound stagnation, Staff Writer MBONGENI MGUNI appraises the President’s one year in office

It would be fair to say President Mokgweetsi Masisi has put greater deliberate focus in lifting the economy in his first year in office than his predecessors did in theirs, and for a good reason.

From the heady heydays of rapid economic expansion enjoyed by Messrs Seretse, Masire, Mogae and to a lesser extent, Khama, the economy had significantly plateaued by the time Masisi stood next to then Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo and repeated the oath of office last April.

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