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CNN News Anchor and Business Editor Richard Quest didn’t hold back in sharing his views on the current state of South Africa with Radio 702’s Bruce Whitfield on The Money Show.

With South Africa sending a ‘lite’ team to the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davis, Switzerland, this year; Quest theorised that the reasons for SA’s decreased profile could be economic or that they didn’t see the need. But – he stressed – “there’s no point in coming here to say ‘invest invest invest in me’… if you haven’t got the policies worthy of it”.

President Cyril Ramaphosa cancelled his trip to Davos at the last minute, saying he was staying home to tend to “domestic priorities” (with rumoured tensions in the ANC, as some members allegedly want to oust Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan).

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