SA will be attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, in a much stronger position than previous years because business, labour and government are now pulling in one direction, President Cyril Ramaphosa said this week. Ramaphosa, pursuing his five-year $100bn investment target, will lead a delegation comprising government ministers and more than 30 business and civil society representatives. The president told a pre-WEF briefing on Wednesday that the investment summit held last year would be repeated this year and become an annual event. "We are competing with other emerging markets and we want SA to be well positioned," Ramaphosa said, adding that SA was recognised and accepted at Davos as being a serious player. Relationships between business, the government, labour and communities that had been strained under the Jacob Zuma administration were "going extremely well and we are able to openly and honestly touch on a number of important issues", he said. Stephen ...

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