Not all potential foreign investors care about levels of crime, protection of human rights, and unethical leadership in the countries they invest in. Some will come only if they get political guarantees of favourable trading terms, says Solly Moeng.
This week saw South Africa back at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to try to generate needed goodwill and, hopefully, investments for South Africa.
Only mischief would drive anyone to believe that South Africa doesn’t need massive injections of goodwill and new investments. The question is, have we responded to all the harsh – but well-deserved - criticism that has been levelled at us, as well as the difficult questions asked, in recent years?