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South Africa's #WEF2016 delegation on 'tight script', says Whitfield

The 2016 World Economic Forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland.

Speaking there, President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday said that despite a difficult global context, South Africa’s resilient economy leaves the country with a strong case to present to investors.

According to Bruce Whitfield, the South African delegation has arrived with a very tight script in order to present a unified voice.

Listen to the full conversation from The Redi Tlhabi Show:

You can't change people's opinions in three days sitting in frosty mountain retreat. We've got a big job to rebuild the credibility of South Africa after the sacking of former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Bruce Whitfield, Money Show Host in Davos

Davos is a good place to be told some pretty tough home truths and South African delegates have been coming here for years.

Bruce Whitfield, Money Show Host in Davos

It's a place for conversation, for talking up the country as an investment destinations and figuring out who's telling the truth and who's telling porky pies.

Bruce Whitfield, Money Show Host in Davos

Not breaking fiscal promises is Pravin Gordhan's biggest trump card.

Bruce Whitfield, Money Show Host in Davos

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