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A Barack Obama Presidency

What does an Obama administration mean for world financial markets, Africa and South Africa in particular? Protea Hotel, Balalaika, Maude Street, Sandown, Sandton, Gauteng 18 November 2008
A reason for the unprecedented interest in the recent US presidential election is its importance for the United States’ position in the world and in particular how the new president will manage the financial crisis in the US. How will his actions over the next four years influence the nature of the economic system in the US? What will the new president’s policies be toward Africa and the Middle East? And how will the new president manage uncertainty in countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan? This important and exciting workshop will explain how and why Barack Obama won the election. But it will also suggest answers to these questions.
Dr Denis Worrall Chairman Omega Investment Research Chris Hart Chief Economist Investment Solutions Prof Steven Friedman Director Centre for the Study of Democracy, Rhodes University/ University of JHB Prof Adam Habib Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, Innovation & Advancement - University of JHB Lawrence Khoza Director: Stakeholder and International Relations Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) Dr Raymond Brown Counselor for Political Affairs Embassy of the United States of America To register for this exciting and timeous event please contact Kamreya Clark at +27 (0) 21 689 7881 or email: kamreyac@omegainvest.co.za Michael Spicer Chief Executive Officer Business Leadership South Africa Dr Cees Bruggemans Chief Economist FNB Dr Carleene Dei Mission Director to South Africa US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mari Harris Managing Executive – Business Development and Public Affairs IPSOS Markinor Dr Stephen Mncube Chairman TASIMA

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