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Key Takeaways From South Africa’s Economic Recovery Plan

A 'mask up' billboard covers the front of a building on Long Street in Cape Town, South Africa, on Aug. 19.

A 'mask up' billboard covers the front of a building on Long Street in Cape Town, South Africa, on Aug. 19.

Photographer: Dwayne Senior/Bloomberg

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday unveiled a plan aimed at helping the economy recover from the ravages of the coronavirus and a lockdown that was implemented to curb its spread.

These are the key points: