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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.

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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.

Djibouti port
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Interview: Ali Moshiri, President of Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production

Chevron’s president for upstream in Africa and Latin America reflects on coping with low prices and bringing investment back to Nigeria.

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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.

Strongman politics
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Mixed blessings for investors in end of strongman politics

Social change is never without turbulence, and investors may find the going more difficult without the short-term stability a strongman can provide.

Ethiopian farming
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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.

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