South Africa's economic growth prospects to encourage investment at the 2016 World Economic Forum took centre-stage.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan addressed delegates at the event taking place in Rwanda.
Stand-in for John Robbie, Nikiwe Bikitsha, spoke to EWN reporter, Stephen Grootes, regarding the issue.
Listen to the conversation below:
Gordhan was talking about how the global economy is changing, how Africa needs to develop capital markets.— Stephen Grootes, EWN reporter
Cyril Ramaphosa was talking about building infrastructure, he said investors should come to South Africa because there's money to be made in building infrastructure.— Stephen Grootes, EWN reporter
The title of rebuilding of trust and integrity in business, almost as if there's a suggestion from the World Economic Forum that there isn't trust in business at the moment.— Stephen Grootes, EWN reporter
South Africa was recently surpassed by Egypt as the second largest economy in Africa, amid continued slow economic growth over the years.
The overall feeling is that maybe we're feeling a little left behind and if we are, we should be able to catch up quickly.— Stephen Grootes, EWN reporter