In a discussion with 702’s Mandy Wiener, CDE’s Ann Bernstein was critical of the President’s ability to deal with multiple crises the country is facing ahead of the 2023 State of the Nation Address. She argued, “Many of the crises the President is dealing with are of his own making, he is not changing policy. He does eloquent speeches describing our problem, but he does not learn from experience to change his approach.”

This interview was based on Ann’s Sunday Times op-ed titled Ramaphosa’s reformist mirage won’t solve South Africa’s polycrisis