A pledge signed by leading CEOs this week to assist the government with its challenges was a critical intervention that could boost economic growth, says Martin Kingston, chair of Business for South Africa (B4SA) and former CEO of Rothschild & Co.

Kingston told Business Times there was “absolutely no doubt” that the challenges South Africa faced, including energy availability, logistics constraints and crime and corruption undermined confidence and presented a “very direct threat” to the survival of its businesses...

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