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It is no longer business as usual in South Africa, Angola and Zimbabwe as new leaders take charge, tackle corruption, roll out economic reforms and go after the vestiges of the old guard in a bid to breathe new life into their ailing economies. The bold moves being undertaken by Angola's Joao Lourenco, Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa and Cyril Ramaphosa, the ruling party's leader in South Africa, have sent the message, loud and clear, that there are new sheriffs in town. This week's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, gave the leaders of the three countries an opportunity to mingle with the global business elite and make their case for investment. Their countries are now back on the radar of foreign investors, which are eyeing opportunities in the Southern African Development Community. The renewed interest in the countries is a result of a series of economic and political upheavals within their borders. After 38 years at the helm of oil-rich Angola, José Eduardo dos S...

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