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    South Africa Moves to Strengthen its Economic Standingi
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    March 15, 2013 1:42 PM
    South Africa is set to host it first BRICS summit as the newest member of this group of developing economies comprising Brazil, Russia, India and China. As the Durban meeting approaches later this month, the question in South Africa is what will this do for the country and the continent? VOA’s Anita Powell reports from Johannesburg.

    South Africa Moves to Strengthen its Economic Standing

    Published March 15, 2013

    South Africa is set to host it first BRICS summit as the newest member of this group of developing economies comprising Brazil, Russia, India and China. As the Durban meeting approaches later this month, the question in South Africa is what will this do for the country and the continent? VOA’s Anita Powell reports from Johannesburg.


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