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Regional politics hijack Uganda’s oil pipeline decision

What was originally a commercial decision to open energy markets in landlocked Uganda has moved into the political realm, with different parties backing different plans.

Investor appetite for emerging market renewables rises - Getty
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Investor appetite for emerging market renewables rises

Compared to developed markets, such as Europe, there are far fewer barriers to commerciality for renewable energy projects in Africa.

London court rules against Djibouti president - Getty
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London court rules against Djibouti president

A three-year legal battle in London backfires on president Ismail Guelleh ahead of next month’s election.

Africa’s mobile subscriptions grow fastest globally - Getty
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Africa’s mobile subscriptions grow fastest globally

Biggest gains in mobile connectivity are in Mozambique, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ethiopia.

Mozambique: Kickstarting an ailing economy - Getty
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Mozambique: Kickstarting an ailing economy

Mozambique is currently beset by economic woes, but there is hope if President Nyusi can reform and plug the financial gaps left by his predecessor.

Randgold’s grand plans for Congo - Getty
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Randgold’s grand plans for DRC

Randgold’s CEO tells TIA about his plans to expand the company’s profitable gold mining operations in one of the world’s most challenging regions.

Despite Headwinds, Some Bright Spots for African Miners - Getty
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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.

Financing Africa’s infrastructure - Getty
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Financing Africa’s infrastructure, through good times and bad

Compelling projects in infrastructure can come to completion even in tough economic times.

Constitutional coup strategies see two Congos diverge - Getty
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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.

Africa's power gap - Getty
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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.

Consolidating Africa's banks

Arnold Ekpe talks to This is Africa about the logic of consolidating banks in many of the region's markets.

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