Dependency on government will hamper SA's future, says SAIRR

The SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) says it's not all doom and gloom for South Africa, however, an increasing dependency syndrome will hamper our growth as a country.

702's John Robbie on Wednesday spoke to senior research analyst Kerwin Lebone on the issue.

Listen to the interview below:

This is good news John, and it doesn't always make the headlines with the media.

Kerwin Lebone, SAIRR senior analyst

The delivery of services could have been much better if there wasn't a lot of wastage in government.

Kerwin Lebone, SAIRR senior analyst

We've looked at some of the protests against government and they are particularly to do with management and response to community grievances.

Kerwin Lebone, SAIRR senior analyst

Government can only do so much. We have always said that concentrating on economic growth and making sure that government has coherent economic policies that can take the country forward is the future.

Kerwin Lebone, SAIRR senior analyst

...The continued delivery of free housing is unsustainable in the future. We prefer that people to get jobs and provide themselves with sort of service.

Kerwin Lebone, SAIRR senior analyst

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