RICHARD POPLAK SOUTH AFRICA 6 NOVEMBER 2013 02:06
Goldman Sachs recently released a sterling work of fiction entitled “Two Decades of Freedom—A 20-year Review of South Africa”. Although the foreword is attributed to Colin Coleman, Goldman International’s head of the South African Office and Investment Banking Division, the report—ostensibly meant to take the temperature of the country’s economic present—reads like it was knocked together by Mac Maharaj during a day at the spa. Here’s why it could end up being lethal. By RICHARD POPLAK.