Africa's confidence in the economy improves slightly
The steep decline in South Africa's business confidence is a setback to economic growth recovery and will dampen investment.
Chronic unemployment and lofty inflation have shattered consumer confidence.
Business confidence in South Africa fell to a seven-month low in May.
South Africa needs to provide policy clarity to boost investor confidence, after a cabinet reshuffle and a pledge to introduce "radical economic transformation", Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday.
Lesotho, a small landlocked country of 2 million people surrounded by South Africa, has been hit by several coups since independence.
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