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Despite headwinds, some bright spots for African miners

As the African Mining Indaba opens in Cape Town, South Africa, Analyse Africa breaks down the winners and losers in the sector in the new economic climate.

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Constitutional coup strategies see two Congos diverge

Sidestepping term limits is the latest trend in African politics. But while the aims of the presidents of the neighbouring Congos are clear, the similarities end there.

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Africa’s power gap: Lessons from the Middle East

Despite marked regional differences, Africa could look to models developed in the Middle East to bridge the electrification gap.

African debt crisis to hit ease of doing business in 2016 - Getty
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African debt crisis to hit ease of doing business in 2016

Foreign companies seeking opportunities in Africa will face severe constraints as governments seek to address their mounting debt burdens.

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Africa outperforms global economy despite downward revisions

New IMF figures show that Africa continues to outperform other world regions despite falling commodity prices and rising conflict risks in 2015.

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Devolution in Kenya: Panacea or problematic?

Kenya’s government overhaul could serve as a model to others across the region – but it also faces political challenges and concerns from the private sector.

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Challenges ahead for North African solar export

As North Africa’s solar investments begin to pay off, building an export industry connected to Europe faces obstacles from lack of regional integration.

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Ethiopia: Agriculture investment curbs inequality rises

Ethiopia’s rapid growth is serving as a counterpoint to the trope that high inequality is a necessary offshoot of rapid economic growth.

Getting remittances right
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Getting remittances right for Africa’s unbanked

Remittances to Africa are a growing source of capital. Why are banks closing the accounts of money transfer companies, foreign embassies, Muslim charities and NGOs?

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South Africa still leads on foreign investment

As oil dependent nations continue to struggle with low prices, South Africa remains the region’s top destination for foreign investment.

Investing in North Africa

James King speaks to Coca Cola's Curt Ferguson for This is Africa about the company's strategy and outlook for its North African business.

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