Sad South Africa: The Truth in Numbers and the Facts behind the Sentiment - By Desné Masie

From African Arguments Fri Nov 9 2012, 06:43:09

South Africa is Africa's largest economy, and a gateway to trade and investment on the continent. However, contrary to the 'Africa Rising' narrative I contextualise in my blog earlier this week, the Rainbow Nation has had incredibly bad press recently.

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