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Are Africa's currencies at risk?

Africa HYS team | 12:27 UK time, Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Kenyans are concerned over the continued weakening of the shilling against the dollar.

African currencies


The prices of basics commodities such as sugar, maize, flour, petrol and kerosene have more than doubled in the last few months.  Many people are struggling to put food on the table.

How is your own country's currency holding up? Is the Eurozone financial crisis affecting African economies?

If you would like to debate this topic LIVE on air on Tuesday 27 September at 1600 GMT, please include a telephone number. It will not be published.


  • Comment number 1.

    It doesn't take or need the Eurozone financial crises to affect Africa's economy.Africa's politicians are doing a better job.

  • Comment number 2.

    Being at risk is something of a luxury which we have well over passed some 20 or 30 years ago.We, the peoples of most african countries, especially in the sub saharan region and Ethiopia in particular, are in a situation where we can no longer carry the burden of inflention on our currencis.


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