n Farmer’s Weekly - Rounding up the scapegoats : editor's note

Volume 2016, Issue 16003
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



The new year has started in much the same way as 2015 ended - on a spectacular low, with the rand weakening to historic levels against major currencies, little relief from what is fast turning into a catastrophic drought, and the downgrade of South Africa's credit rating to just one level above junk status. We are in real trouble, but hopefully this perfect storm will force our leaders to take a hard and honest look at how we got here.

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