SA well served by woman in Cofimvaba test

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The “woman in Cofimvaba” is often my first port of call, at least conceptually, whenever I read or listen to wise people from the nattering class — from journalists to public intellectuals and academics — make grand pronouncements about “the economy,” state and society.

For the record, the “woman in Cofimvaba” is actually a real person who lives in the rural area between Komani and the village, and raises as many as 13 children — some of whom are her grandchildren — and others in her extended family...

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