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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From Business

Safety in numbers?

Africa’s rich are rising, but their ‘nest eggs’ funds are moving outside the continent faster than ever.

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Ebola: from health crisis to food crisis?

As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread across western Africa, the worst affected countries could soon face food shortages as prices rise and imports slow.

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In Africa’s oil capital, an empire built on sugar

Nigerian commodities mogul Aliko Dangote talks private equity and Africa’s new philanthropists with This Is Africa.

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From Business

South Africa fears for business interests, water supply in Lesotho ‘coup’

 As Lesotho’s prime minister flees, South Africa is weighing options to protect cross-border interests

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African solidarity - not protectionism - needed in response to Ebola

 It is not too late for a swift and coordinated Africa-wide Ebola response.

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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.

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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.

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Articles from fDi Intelligence

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. 

View from the Middle East and Africa: Unleashing the potential of local innovation

Governments in Africa are catching on to the development potential of ICT solutions developed by local entrepreneurs.  

GSK's new Africa strategy: Volume for impact

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline's vice president for East Africa, Allan Pamba, talks to This Is Africa about the company's outlook on the continent's shifting healthcare needs.

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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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