Dirk Lotriet
2 minute read
24 Jan 2020
6:20 am

Our thoughts are with you, Mboweni

Dirk Lotriet

Tito has a lot of credibility abroad, but I’m afraid SA doesn’t. What is he going to tell investors at Davos?

Dirk Lotriet.

My heart bleeds for poor Tito. Uncle Cyril dropped a piping hot potato in his lap when he made him the leader of the South African contingent in Davos. Of course, Uncle Cyril did the wise thing to devote his attention to more pressing matters. We need him to fix Eskom – even if it’s just a temporary repair with sticky tape and a wire coat hanger. And the UK-Africa Summit in London also represented real post-Brexit investment possibilities. As I understand it, the World Economic Forum is nothing more than a high-level pick-up joint where investors and governments court...