Real Estate Investor Magazine South Africa Dec/January 2020 - Page 12

MASTER INVESTORS We are the champions World Cup Win boosts investor confidence in SA SIDIMA MFEKU O nce again South Africa celebrates the dawning of a new unification season through world class national rugby. The manifestation of many dreams of seeing a united nation, founded on the values of Ubuntu (Human- ity) free of racial, societal and social identity and/or discrim- ination. A nation that celebrates the beautiful features and diverse nature beard by South Africa and the appealing country it is. 10 signals the possible diversification of the team players’ racial quotas, but the possibility of a diverse and a mixed-race national rugby team leadership. This is all brought to life by the remarkable work done by the country’s national rugby team in the 2019 Japan rugby world cup. Led by the Springbok’s first black captain, Siya Kolisi, the Boks were victorious against England and brought home the golden Webb Ellis trophy. The South Africa brand has been well represented for tourists. The Boks have made strides in the South African tourism industry domestically and internationally. A boost in the South African tourism industry is a boost in the economic stimulation of the country through various sectors. The business sector, hospitality, retail and real estate stand to benefit greatly from the travel destination South Africa has been made to appeal as, to tourists and investors. The Boks’ win can be defined as a sign of global economic strength and commitment to excellence and competence. There is an array of interpretations of the effects of the Springbok’s win in the 2019 rugby world cup economically and socially. In South Africa the issue of race is constant and the racial diversity seen in the rugby team is considered by many a steer towards the right direction. It not only Following the recent rugby world cup victory, it is now speculated that South Africa will attract more tourists in 2020, all thanks to Kolisi and the boys. In a bid to make an immediate follow up on the impression made by the Boks to the world, South African minister of tourism Nkhensani DECEMBER/JANUARY 2020 SA Real Estate Investor Magazine