African Business

African Business

The Bestselling Pan-African Business Magazine

African BUSINESS

An IC Publication n 43rd Year n March 2009 n N ° 351

East Africa: Tale of two forests South Africa: Split wounds ANC Africa: Confronting the economic crunch Botswana: Mogae – the best of the best? Nigeria: Crack team draws up battle plans

Gold solid as metals melt Softs holding their own

FDI into Africa Silver lining to dark clouds Specia lReport

The World Cup

Will South Africa be ready?

n Euro Zone € 4.00 n UK £2.90 n USA $4.95 n Algeria DA 220 n Australia A$ 7.50 n Bahrain BD 1.500 n Canada $5.50 n CFA Zone CFA 2.500

n Cyprus €3.85 n Denmark DKr 33 n Egypt E£ 13 n Ethiopia R 20 n Gambia Da 50 n Ghana GH¢ 2.50 n Indonesia R29,700 n Jamaica $200

n Japan Y 700 n Jordan JD 2.500 n Kenya KShs 250 n Kuwait KD 1.200 n Lebanon LL 5.000 n Liberia US$ 3.00 n Malaysia RM 14.90

n Mauritius MR 150 n Morocco Dh 25 n Nigeria N 300 n Norway NOK 59 n Oman OR 1.500 n Qatar QR 15 n Saudi Arabia Rls 15

n Sierra Leone LE 5,000 n Singapore $6,90 n South Africa R 24.95 (inc. tax) n Other Southern African Countries R 21.90 (excl. tax) n Sweden SKr 33

n Switzerland SFr 8.70 n Tanzania TShs 5,000 n Tunisia TD 2.500 n Turkey 3.75YTL n UAE Dh 15 n Uganda USh 6,750 n Zambia K 12,500