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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 18 June 2018

Business Extra Podcast: South Africa at the crossroads

Host Chris Nelson is joined by Africa expert and regular columnist Gavin du Venage and The National Leader Writer Charlie Mitchell

A protester holds a placard picturing Jacob Zuma, South Africa must now start on the long road to recovery.
Marco Longari/AFP
A protester holds a placard picturing Jacob Zuma, South Africa must now start on the long road to recovery. Marco Longari/AFP

The turmoil in Africa’s most advanced country is reaching crisis point and South Africa is at a crossroads economically, politically and socially. The man primed to take the reins, Cyril Ramaphosa, faces an enormous challenge to get the country back on track. And yet, amid the chaos, the rand is powering up and business confidence is rising, reflecting what many believe could be the start of a new golden era for the nation.

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