South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the eradication of corruption in government and business. According to the government’s press service, South Africa took place among the countries with the highest level of corruption. The country was in 73rd place out of 180. The total of 180 countries took part in the Transparency International (TI) survey that identified the highest level of corruption public sector.
Ramaphosa told the delegates of the Business Economic Indaba in Midrand that South Africa would not henceforth be included in the list of countries with high levels of corruption.
Cyril Ramaphosa also appealed to the business representatives and encouraged them to cooperate with the government for the benefit of the country.
“We need to build the image of our country by putting the right people with relevant skills in the right positions. We must also make sure that even the people appointed are able to do the job,” Cyril Ramaphosa said.