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Ed Mitchell

What happened to the Africa Rising narrative?

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What happened to the Africa Rising narrative?
Only a few years ago Africa was seen by some as the next great emerging investment opportunity, but a recent economic slide has brought this idea into question. Share Radio's Alexi Phillips reports on what was behind the rise and fall of this optimism surrounding Africa. He spoke with Richard Dowden, director of the Royal African Society, and Simon Freemantle, Senior Political Economist at Standard Bank

Guest: Alexi Phillips