SA expansion into Africa: can the leopard change its spots?

SOURCE: South African Labour Bulletin
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2003
TITLE AUTHOR(S): J.Daniel, V.Naidoo, S.Naidu
KEYWORDS: AFRICA, AFRICAN MARKET, CORPORATE ACTIVITIES, POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2994

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Abstract

In the early 1990s it was a foregone conclusion that the end of apartheid would open up the African market to its corporate, Few, however, anticipated the speed with which they would seek to exploit their new market opportunity, or the sheer volume of the flow into Africa. This article assess how democratic South Africa operates in Africa. Will its new-found economic strength allied to its historic attitude of over lordship to Africa render the new regime even more interventionist and imperialist than its apartheid predecessor?