General Al-Sisi.
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Egypt's business class backs military head

Egypt's business community is looking favourably on the prospect of former military chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi soon becoming president.

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EU-Africa summit light on deliverables as key trade agreement falls through

Under the shadow of the breakdown of another round of trade talks with western African trade bloc ECOWAS, the fourth annual EU-Africa summit wrapped up in Brussels last week.

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Borno state barracks.

More than 600 shot by Nigerian military, alleges Amnesty report

Allegations of extrajudicial killings underscore disconnect between the country’s explosive economic growth and its lack of progress on governance.

Oil refinery Nigeria.
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In Nigeria’s latest oil corruption scandal, business as usual prevails

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UAE FDI makes recovery in 2014

Following a downturn in 2013, FDI into the United Arab Emirates has experienced a resurgence in the first two months of 2014.

Ras Al Khaimah ruler looks towards inclusive prosperity

The ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasami, has witnessed the rapid development of his emirate, as well as the UAE at large, in spite of global economic pressures and regional unrest. He tells Courtney Fingar how creating a business-friendly environment for local and foreign companies, and ensuring the people of the emirate play a full part in its success, are key priorities for him.

Middle East looks to logistics

Natural resources, namely oil, have fuelled Middle Eastern economies for the past few decades, but the region's location at a meeting point between East and West also gives it a distinct advantage in the logistics field, something many of its countries are cashing in on.

In dispute: treaties are safe, for now

International investment treaties have garnered a lot of negative publicity over the past few years. But rather than abandon them completely, the international community seems to be trying to find a way to reword them.

Investing in frontier Africa

Investors are flocking to Africa's large and established economies. But the opportunities go much further. This is Africa speaks to Paddy Docherty, CEO of Phoenix Africa, to discuss his experience launching an agricultural investment in Sierra Leone.

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