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Conversations from Africa: State capture exposed

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Conversations from Africa: State capture exposed
Storyteller and financial journalist Chris Bishop speaks to Share Radio's Alex Clark, taking you across the continent of Africa from his desk in Johannesburg for the major stories of the week. On today's programme: state capture in South Africa. A report from the country's public prosecutor has released a report detailing the full extent of the Gupta family's political influence. Is this a turning point for good governance in South Africa? Chris gives his take. For more of Chris's stories, check out last week’s episode: https://audioboom.com/posts/5226386-conversations-from-africa-fraud-charge-backtrack

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Juliette Foster

Conversations from Africa: Fraud charge backtrack

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Conversations from Africa: Fraud charge backtrack
Storyteller and financial journalist Chris Bishop speaks to Share Radio's Alex Clark, taking you across the continent of Africa from his desk in Johannesburg for the major stories of the week. On today's programme: Pravin Gordhan lives on. Fraud charges brought against the South African finance minister have been dropped, with the rand rallying on the news. Chris and Alex discuss whether this backtrack indicates political ambition lay behind the charges. Also on the show: a wage deal brings peace for South Africa's platinum industry. And leadership at Africa' largest food retailer is underoging a shake-up. For more of Chris's stories, check out last week’s episode: https://audioboom.com/posts/5199379-conversations-from-africa-gordhan-s-shadow

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Juliette Foster

Conversations from Africa: Gordhan's shadow

Juliette Foster
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Conversations from Africa: Gordhan's shadow
Storyteller and financial journalist Chris Bishop speaks to Share Radio's Alex Clark to take you across the continent of Africa from his desk in Johannesburg. On today's programme: Pravin Gordhan prepares to deliver his mid-term budget for South Africa under the shadow of court summons. If the possibility of fraud charges for a Finance Minister weren't enough, the African National Congress elites are also facing resignation calls from the ruling party's Chief Whip. Also on the show: Chris and Alex return to the Congo's constitutional crisis. And Chris tells the story of South Africa's illegal gold miners. For more stories from Chris, check out last week’s episode: https://audioboom.com/posts/5172593-conversations-from-africa-gordhan-faces-fraud-charges

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Ed Bowsher

Conversations from Africa: Zuckerberg Adds Friends

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Conversations from Africa: Zuckerberg Adds Friends
Conversations from Africa with Share Radio's Alex Clark and Chris Bishop of Forbes Africa Magazine. This week: the troubles of South African finance minister Pravin Gordhan continue, Zuckerberg makes a first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Guptas pack up and leave.

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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: The ANC loses it's foothold in elections, a golden rhino arrives in the British Museum & more

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Conversations From Africa: The ANC loses it's foothold in elections, a golden rhino arrives in the British Museum & more
Conversations From Africa with Patrick Jones & Chris Bishop of Forbes Africa Magazine. This week - a look at the outcome of municipal elections in South Africa, an update on strike action from Eskom & petrol firm employees and a look at a new member of the British Museum.

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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: South Africa's economic health, Zimbabwe protest updates, Uganda economy shrinks in 1st quarter

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Conversations From Africa: South Africa's economic health, Zimbabwe protest updates, Uganda economy shrinks in 1st quarter
This is Conversations From Africa with Chris Bishop - the Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, based in Johannesburg, & host - Patrick Jones. In this edition - a closer look at the South African Finance Minister's plans for the countries economy, bleak economic news for Uganda, Uber runs into trouble in South Africa & an update on the Zimbabwe Protest movements.

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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: Major unrest in Zimbabwe, post-Brexit trading between S.A & UK, plus South African job losses

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Conversations From Africa: Major unrest in Zimbabwe, post-Brexit trading between S.A & UK, plus South African job losses
This is Conversations From Africa featuring the Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, Chris Bishop, in conversation with Share Radio's Patrick Jones. First up for discussion this week is news concerning civil unrest in Zimbabwe, will the violence make a dent in the political structures of a country which has already seen it's fair share of crises? In other economic news, the South African economy has lost 15,000 jobs according to the countries leading statistics provider. Plus, the South African Trade Minister Rob Davies doesn't think Brexit will harm the trading relationship between the UK and South Africa... but is he right?

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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: An audience with Pravin Gordhan, jail-time for Pistorious, mining company violence, TV censorship & more!

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Conversations From Africa: An audience with Pravin Gordhan, jail-time for Pistorious, mining company violence, TV censorship & more!
This is Conversations From Africa with Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine & Share Radio's Patrick Jones. In this edition of the show: - Chris tell us of his recent interview with South African finance minister Pravin Gordhan. - Updates on the Oscar Pistorious court case. - The latest news from South Africa's 'platinum belt' where there is considerable unrest between mining companies & the unions. - SABC news in South Africa choose to ban footage of protests being shown on their network.

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Juliette Foster

Conversations from Africa with Chris Bishop: S.A avoids junk status, Africa mourns Muhammad Ali & more

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Conversations from Africa with Chris Bishop: S.A avoids junk status, Africa mourns Muhammad Ali & more
On this week's show, Chris Bishop Managing Editor of Forbes Africa discussed South Africa avoiding a credit downgrade to junk status. Chris will also look at South Africa's political landscape and Telcom while he also looks at Muhammad Ali's legacy in Africa.

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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: Uber causes chaos, violence in parliament, Zimbabwe's flag movement & more!

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Conversations From Africa: Uber causes chaos, violence in parliament, Zimbabwe's flag movement & more!
This is Conversations From Africa, Share Radio's weekly look at major news from across the African continent with Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine & Share Radio reporter Patrick Jones. On today's show: A new policy for Uber in South Africa which was met with uproar from regular cab drivers, violence erupting in South Africa's Parliament due to the Economic Freedom Fighters, news of changes to interest rates in South Africa, news of a possible arrest for the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, a look at the Zimbabwe Flag movement & much more!

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