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A tendency among South African businesses to "wait and see" could mean they miss out on opportunities in Zimbabwe while investors from elsewhere in the world flock in. This is the view of Duncan Bonnett, director for strategy and business development at Africa House, a research and consulting specialist firm, who said the spirit in Zimbabwe had changed dramatically since Robert Mugabe was ousted as president in November. "Zimbabwe's public and private sectors are more positive than they have been in possibly 15 years, but with a sense of realism," he said.Challenges in the way "Significant infrastructure and industrial revitalisation projects are planned, but there are still certain challenges in the way of realising them." Bonnett said delegations had been flying into Zimbabwe from across the world to investigate opportunities. "There are reports that delegations have visited from the US, Canada, Brazil, Turkey, Japan, Korea, China and India, with a view to either making their firs...

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