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Vol 54 No 11

Published 24th May 2013


How to win friends

Sata’s government has a reputation for outspokenness but its economic policies are still getting support from Western investors and officials

Vice-President Guy Scott’s forthright criticism of South Africa as a regional hegemon highlights a paradox in the Patriotic Front government. President Michael Sata’s officials regularly make outlandish remarks but foreign governments and investors seem to have maintained confidence in the economy.

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