Caught Between the Great Satan and the Deep …

Since the beginning of the year, some rather unusual changes have transpired between the Democratic Alliance and the United States. The public brochure on the trade deal in question lists a few items of interest. PepsiCo bought out Pioneer foods, so now Sasko, Weetbix and most of the pasta and pap in your local store, are now owned by America. Google’s $150m high speed fibre cable to Cape Town is on there, as is Amazon’s three new cloud data servers. There are some export-friendly deals too, in SA medical device manufacturing, and food supply.

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