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Widespread media coverage of SA-TIED Phase II launch

May 2022

The launch of SA-TIED Phase II was a major success, garnering widespread media attention.

Bongani Bingwa, the host of Breakfast 702, interviewed Antony Phillipson, High Commissioner of the UK to South Africa, ahead of yesterday’s panel discussion on the challenge of economic inclusion in South Africa and the need to implement structural reforms. Listen to the full interview here.

EyeWitness News commented on the Finance Minister’s opening address, drawing attention to his remarks on the importance of climate-related policy in South Africa. Read the full article here.

Engineering News covered the SA-TIED Phase II launch, discussing the goals of Phase II and the economic challenges that the programme hopes to address. Read the feature here.

Moneyweb published an in-depth feature of the panel discussion, highlighting key arguments from keynote speakers and panelists. Read the article here.

The SA-TIED Phase II event was discussed on eNCA during an interview with Murray Leibbrandt. Watch the interview here.

Devdiscourse published an article on the Phase II launch, drawing attention to SA-TIED Phase II’s renewed goal of improving the interface between research and policy in South Africa. Read the article here.

The Citizen published an article about Phase II's new work stream reform implementation, which focuses on Operation Vulindlela. 

Find out more about the panel discussion here.