03/08/2013 GMT

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Duration: 30 minutes

Zeinab Badawi meets three leading lights of African business: Daphne Mashili-Nkosi, CEO, Kalahari Resources, who has gone from the poverty of a South African township to being one of the richest women in Africa by mining manganese for steel; award winning Ivorian banker Jean-Louis Ekra, President of the African Export-Import Bank, whose role is to help Africa become a driving economic and trade power both within the continent and abroad; and Guinean journalist and broadcaster Oumarou Barry, who reports on business for francophone People TV. Can Africa's business potential and natural resource wealth deliver prosperity for all its people?

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