Building Africa’s Prosperity EP5: What the DTI is doing to bridge Africa’s infrastructure gap

PUBLISHED: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 08:55:41 GMT


South Africa, as the current chair of the African Union, has been leading the charge for financial support in the economic crisis brought on by COVID-19. Looking beyond the pandemic, and towards economic recovery, increased trade is essential. Even before COVID-19 changed the gameplan, Africa’s infrastructure gap was a matter of concern. CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop speaks to Lerato Mataboge, Deputy Director-General of the South African Department of Trade and Industry about what the DTI is doing about filling the infrastructure gap and encouraging trade….

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