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Seasons Greetings from Balancing Act

18 December 2017

Dear readers, viewers, contributors and advertisers 2017 has been one of those years where the gap between what is actually happening and what seems to be talked about has been widening. In financial and economic terms, it has probably been the worst year for the industry since we started in 2000. Problems with the fundamentals: After a decade of above average performance driven by global demand for commodities, Africa is now suffering from the slow growth and uncertainty in the global economy. There are unfixed problems in three of the largest Sub-Saharan economies (Angola, Nigeria and South Africa): the first…