APPARENTLY President Jacob Zuma pulled out of the main public function he was due to participate in at the World Economic Forum 2016 in Davos. It was the annual Forum on Africa. No explanation, as usual, although one of the local newspapers perfectly summed him up with a front-page picture of him asleep during one of the speeches he did attend.So why go to Davos at all? It isn’t cheap, thanks to the president himself — but then he never pays for anything so he wouldn’t know. He’s one of those lucky people who never has to learn his own lessons.No surprise that his failure to show up for the forum coincided with the breaking news that Zuma had in fact signed into law the so-called Investment Protection Bill (a law that will make foreign investments in SA less rather than more secure) on the quiet soon after he tried to appoint Des van Rooyen as finance minister last month. Just as he fired Nhlanhla Nene on the quiet, so did he sign this bill.They were both rotten things to do and he ...

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