Why is South Africa failing to get the growth and jobs that it needs?

"In the first half of the Round Table, participants analysed a number of serious obstacles to growth and job creation. These included the causes of current low investor confidence; deeper-lying obstacles to growth in particular the difficulties associated with obtaining high-quality human capital; The second half of the discussion suggested solutions to the problems that had been identified. Among these were the necessity for a smaller and more focused government agenda, deeper and better business–government relationships, a common vision for the country and strategies to combat poverty directly."