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Africa has become a global space so SA is no longer the only source of supply

Africa House's Liz Whitehouse says Africa accounted for 29% of South Africa's exports in 2016.

Africa House provides bespoke research for companies going into Africa.

With goods making their way out of the country, the continent is supporting thousands of local jobs.

Whitehouse says xenophobia poses a threat to this trade.

Africa as a whole is accounting more importantly for almost R300 billion of our value added exports.

Liz Whitehouse, Trade development specialist and owner of Africa House

South Africa really needs to wake up and understand the impacts that the act of xenophobia really do have on South African trade with the continent.

Liz Whitehouse, Trade development specialist and owner of Africa House

Africa has become a really global space so we are no longer the only source of supply.

Liz Whitehouse, Trade development specialist and owner of Africa House

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