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Builders and painters wait for work on a roadside in Cape Town. Unemployment in South Africa is among the highest in the world (photo: Nic Bothma/EPA/ Newscom).
South Africa faces significant challenges and needs decisive action to revive growth, the IMF said in its latest economic review. While the report acknowledges considerable economic and social progress, it shows income inequality and unemployment are unacceptably high. In this podcast, we speak with Laura Papi, IMF Mission Chief for South Africa.
Laura Papi, IMF Mission Chief for South Africa