Reasons why 2018 will be a lot better for South Africa

Reasons why 2018 will be a lot better for South Africa

If these developments are anything to go by, 2018 already looks like it's going to be a good year for South Africa.

Cyril Ramaphosa

Are you excited about the future of South Africa? 

Well, you should be! 

As you have seen in the news and on social media, there is a lot going on at the moment when it comes to our beautiful country. 

From standing up against 'state capture' to former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe being ordered to pay back millions, there seems to be some hope on the rise. 

Below are a few reasons why things are looking good for South Africa at the moment:

1. The Rand seems to be holding firm. It is currently standing at $12.05. 

2. The fuel price will drop by 30 cents per litre and diesel by 17 cents per litre.

3. The Commission of Enquiry into state capture has been initiated. 

4. Chris Maroleng has been appointed as SABC’s new COO. Maroleng's career includes his previous position as executive for group corporate affairs at the MTN Group, eNCA Africa editor for six years, and a researcher at the Institute for Security Studies.

With it only being the start of the year, it seems like things are on the up for the country. 

Many of our listeners shared their thoughts about why they think 2018 will a much better year for South Africa: 

Do you have a reason to add to the list? Let us know by commenting in the comments section below. 

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