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The bestselling pan-African Business Magazine

The bestselling pan-African Business MagazineThe bestselling pan-African Business Magazine

BBUUSINSINEESSS S AfAfArfrf ican An IC Publication  42nd Year  October 2008  N°

Metals:Beginning of a bear market? S S African

In Memoriam: Levy Mwanawasa BUSINESS Africa faces Hobson’s Choice

Nigeria: Manufacturing under stress South Africa: Trouble on Robben Island Kenya: Shining a light on airstrips Telecoms: Zain – the big makeover

GM Foods : Africa faces Hobson’s Choice

GM Foods :Africa faces Hobson’s Choice

Beginning of a bear market?

Metals: Beginning of a bear market?

An IC Publication  42nd Year  October 2008  N° 346

In Memoriam: Levy Mwanawasa

2008 Rankings

2008 Rankings2008 Rankings

 Euro Zone € 4.00  UK £2.90  USA $4.95  Algeria DA 220  Australia A$ 7.50  Bahrain BD 1.500  Canada $5.50  CFA Zone CFA 2.500

 Cyprus €3.85  Denmark DKr 33  Egypt E£ 13  Ethiopia R 20  Gambia Da 50  Ghana GH¢ 2.00  Indonesia R29,700  Jamaica $200

 Japan Y 700  Jordan JD 2.500  Kenya KShs 220  Kuwait KD 1.200  Lebanon LL 5.000  Liberia US$ 3.00  Malaysia RM 14.90

 Mauritius MR 150  Morocco Dh 25  Nigeria N 250  Norway NOK 59  Oman OR 1.500  Qatar QR 15  Saudi Arabia Rls 15

 Sierra Leone LE 5,000  Singapore $6,90  South Africa R 19.95 (inc tax)  Other Southern African Countries R 17.50 (excl. tax)  Sweden SKr 33

 Switzerland SFr 7.50  Tanzania TShs 3,700  Tunisia TD 2.500  Turkey 3.00YTL  UAE Dh 15  Uganda USh 6,000  Zambia K 12,500