In the lead up to the 2023 State of the Nation Address, CDE’s Ann Bernstein spoke to Stephen Grootes of Newzroom Afrika about the President’s ability to bring policy reforms. She said, “In one breathe, we have a failed State or a very weak State, riddled with corruption but in the next breathe, one will say the very same State must lead reform, it’s not credible.”

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