Moussa Mara: Prime Minister, Mali

Industrialisation and integration for inclusive growth in Mali

Peace and security must be the priority if Mali is to industrialize and build an inclusive economy, says the country’s prime minister.

Carlos Lopes

It is time to rethink our protection imperative

Since the end of the Cold War, we have been missing a true strategic reflection on new forms of hegemonic power.

Mo Ibrahim.

Top performing African governments backslide on governance

Some of the best performing governments in the African region have backslid on governance, according to findings from the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

Maybank Islamic.
From Business

South Africa issues Africa’s first dollar-denominated sukuk

South Africa’s oversubscribed first Islamic bond offering catches the interest of Gulf state and Asian investors.

Revolutionary robotics.
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Revolutionary robotics?

Engineers are designing pioneering robots to address many issues across the African region. Some think robotics can play a crucial role in innovation on the continent.

United Nations Executive Secretary.

Uniting Africa’s voice for climate policy

The adverse effects of climate change stand to disproportionately affect many African nations. Regional voices must unite on climate policy in order to have the greatest impact.

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South Africa avoids recession, but loses momentum

Africa’s second-largest economy has rallied just enough to avoid recession following the end of mining strikes, but outlook remains tepid and politically fractious.

From Business

Egypt to swap debt for more debt to keep energy companies on side

Egypt has accrued large debts to international oil and gas companies - and now plans to pay them off by borrowing even more.

Articles from fDi Intelligence

Articles from fDi Intelligence

ICF announces Smart Communities shortlist

Intelligent Community Forum has named the 21 locations shortlisted for its Intelligent Community of the Year, 2015 award.

What now for African telecoms?

The availability and connectivity of mobile phones in Africa has resulted in a hike in telecommunications investment in the continent in recent years, coupled with an explosion in innovation. But, asks Barbara Njau, is this boom sustainable? 

Mozambique elections fail to deter FDI

Upcoming presidential elections may prove a game-changer for Mozambique, but what impact will the surrounding political uncertainty have on foreign investment? 

Where to go, when to stay: the perils of risk assessment in 2014

Global instability is nothing new, but the past few years have seen numerous flashpoints come to the fore around the world. This leaves many companies in a quandary over whether to stay in an unsettled location, how to insure themselves, and how to keep the locals on side should they choose to stay put. 

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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The Africa Sustainability Barometer

Gauging the state of sustainable business practice in Africa.

The Africa Sustainability Barometer is the first region-wide assessment of sustainable business practices in Africa and highlights the need for more comprehensive reporting by companies.
Africa’s economic success is fuelling an unprecedented investment boom.

As the international business community turns to the continent and domestic companies expand their operations regionally, the role of sustainability has never been more important.

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