Africa's Recession

What has the global recession done to African nations? We have a snapshot of what's happening in West Africa.
And Lesley Curwen speaks to the Managing Director of the World Bank, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who sketches out the impact on Africa of the global downturn. It's a picture of lost financial opportunity, unemployment and hunger.
Plus Kato Mukuro the head of Africa research at the investment bank Renaissance Capital tells us of his hopes for the future and how companies are cheap to buy and foreign investors should be flocking to the continent.
We also hear from our regular commentator Wycliffe Muga on how tourism on the Masai Mara can affect the wildlife.

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18 minutes

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Fri 26 Feb 2010 02:40 GMT
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