Africa: Empowering the people
Black economic empowerment has presented South African law firms with as many opportunities as it has challenges. Charlie Wright looks at how legal advisers in the region are aiming to correct decades of inequality
With mid-summer dominated by the spectacle of the Live 8 concerts and the surrounding publicity it generated for the G8 summit of the world’s wealthiest nations, the plight of millions of impoverished Africans was dramatically thrust back into the spotlight.
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