Lukanyo Mnyanda Editor: Business Day

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa turned out to be more eventful that anybody would have thought. Probably more so for President Cyril Ramaphosa than anybody else.

For an event that detractors often dismiss as nothing more than a talk shop, it was deeply ironic that, initially at least, it was dominated by the president’s apparent lack of voice. During one conversation, I discovered that Ramaphosa has a Xhosa-Zulu nickname that translates to “the quiet one”.

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