Chris Schutte, CEO of SA’s largest poultry producer, Astral Foods, launched a scathing attack on the government this week, saying that before dreaming about bullet trains it should first provide basic services.

“I am flabbergasted that government structures are fixated with the concepts of a fourth industrial revolution, and now bullet trains and megacities, while they are unable to provide basic services to existing companies,” Schutte said...

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