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World Business Report and Focus on Africa

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 29 February 2012

In this special edition of World Business Report, a panel of experts, including the BBC's Stephanie Flanders, economists Deanne Julius and Roger Bootle, MP Alistair Darling, a representative of Standard Chartered Bank, the CEO of GlaxoSmith Kline Andrew Whitty and Indian and German business journalists - discuss how business journalism is reporting the financial crisis.

The programme takes a look at the creative energy and entrepreneurship coming out of Africa.

Why small businesses are booming at the moment, and how can they be sustained?

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