To hear Mohau Mphomela describe it, South Africa faces the real prospect of losing its once mighty construction sector within less than a decade.

“In five years’ time, the builder of South Africa will be China,” he tells the FM. “They are waiting to come in with cheap labour and cheap materials. Before we realise it, we’ll be like Kenya — you just have to see the highways being built there. Or the roads and infrastructure built by China in Uganda.” ..

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