A time traveller's guide to our next ten years

Picture South Africa in ten years: Are the angry poor rising up, seizing land and businesses? Will the ANC survive three more elections? Will the middle classes still braai in suburbia or will we go the way of Zimbabwe?

time travellerSouth Africa is currently at a tipping point. Unemployment, slow growth, threats to freedom of speech, and poor education can send the country in any direction. Frans Cronje, CEO of the IRR, identifies the key trends in the economy, politics and society which hold the clues to our immediate future.

Cronje uses these key trends in our society to outline the four most likely scenarios for the country, which he quite fittingly calls the Narrow Road, the Wide Road, the Rocky Road and the Toll Road.

Sobering, shocking and hopeful in turn, no South African can afford to ignore the convincing futures Cronje paints.

A video-prequel to the book appears here.

To find out more about scenarios and the Time Traveller’s Guide to South Africa series, visit www.frans-cronje.com.