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African Tales

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 11 June 2010

Is Africa still a struggling continent fighting against abuses and corruption, made worse by its mineral riches? Or is burgeoning democracy bringing new cause for hope?

Two different visions of Africa in this week's programme, one from Zimbabwe, the other Benin.

We also hear why from the former President of Shell why BP's boss should not be resigning, despite the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

And "The Body", former Supermodel Elle Macpherson reveals all about her new life in Business.

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