Since his appointment as commander-in-chief of the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa has embarked on a number of initiatives aimed at improving our economic growth. The three-day international investment summit intended to draw international investments of more than R1-trillion ($100bn) should be welcomed by all and seen as a first major step in directing our economy towards significant growth. Government is walking a tight fiscal rope and significant efforts by many in the government and business have been made to share the message with international investors that we are open for business and that we mean it. Certainly, all of us who see ourselves as a winning nation realise that much can be achieved if we can attain higher levels of economic growth. Initiatives to both spur and support economic growth have, rightly, become important parts of our national and public discourse. Part and parcel of this conversation should be that we may be presented with renewed opportunities to re...

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