This is Conversations From Africa with Share Radio's Patrick Jones & Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, Chris Bishop. In this weeks edition: -
-The South African economy is teetering on the edge of junk status and it now looks like an inevitability. What will happen next?
-Barclay's are finally pulling out of Africa and Chris gives us an update on the process of their withdrawal and selling off of the companies shares.
-The Zimbabwean government are trying to reintroduce the Zimbabwean Dollar
-Donor nations have stopped giving aid to Mozambique after allegations are levelled against the government there.
This is Conversations From Africa with Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, & Share Radio's Patrick Jones.
This week we return to the 'Once Empowered, Always Empowered' landmark court case for South African mining, the ex-finance minister for South Africa and his new job, the strength of the rand and how it manages to remain a bastion among emerging market currencies, Starbucks finally coming to South Africa & more.
This is Conversations from Africa with Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, & Share Radio's Patrick Jones.
On this weeks show:
President Zuma still manages to cling on to his Presidency despite a great deal of opposition. Zimbabwe is still dealing with the fallout from it's drought, affecting food supplies, the Springbok's have a new captain, a new super-mall for South Africa, new strength to the rand & more.
Conversations From Africa:
Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine joins Share Radio's Patrick Jones for more news from the continent in our weekly segment dedicated to all things African.
This week he discusses more woes for the South African economy with talks of a downgrade to junk status, 'Guptagate', the huge mining court-case 'Once empowered always empowered' and more.