Reserve Bank Governor: 2017 will be a good year for SA economy

Speaking at the World Economic Forum currently underway in Davos, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says the South African economy will be stronger and less turbulent than last year.

EWN senior reporter in Davos, Stephen Grootes, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Kganyago and the rest of Team South Africa were optimistic about this year.

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