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Joint Symposium #AfricaDay | 26 May 2015

#PowerPerspective talks to Minister Ebrahim Patel, Economic Development. At the joint Symposium hosted by UJ two aspects were considered, one, 'how economic and greater integration benefit African countries as a whole?' and in this case, particularly South Africa and secondly 'how we should communicate this to the South African public?' In this latter respect, what can each constituency propose to do concretely over the next six months? The Symposium takes place in the context of recent xenophobic statements and violence against fellow Africans. #AfricaDay

Listen to the full interview on PowerFM's Soundcloud profile.


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