INDEPENDENT POLITICAL ANALYSIS
What a year it has been. One new president, only one major cabinet reshuffle, three finance ministers and the demise of a legion of state capture enablers. The new dawn may not be as bright as some had hoped, but it has swept away a significant part of the darkness that preceded it.
In this, the last Barometer SA bulletin of the year, the Paternoster Group reflects on the past month against the backdrop of this dramatic, watershed year in South African politics, and sets the stage for the challenges that will confront South Africa and President Cyril Ramaphosa during a crucial election year in 2019.