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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn
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New energy, historic relationships: Why Egypt is strengthening its African ties

Common challenges and goals are behind Egypt’s push to strengthen ties with its southern neighbours, argues Qalaa Holdings’ regional director.

Donald Kaberuka
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Build Africa’s defences against economic shocks now: AfDB president

“We must avoid complacency, thinking: alright, the macroeconomic consequences are everywhere, but not here.”

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Egypt pitches sub-Saharan Africa on revitalised ties

Egypt has made efforts to rehabilitate its image as an African state. That sales pitch may be working with its sub-Saharan neighbours.

Michael Bloomberg
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Better Health Data: A Matter of Life and Death

The first step to better healthcare is better data, Michael Bloomberg and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop argue.

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Presidential candidate fears for the “Somaliasation” of Nigeria

Opposition presidential candidate conjures up images of a failed state in Nigeria as country awaits delayed elections.

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Africa looks to step up its dispute resolution capabilities

With increased levels of investment into Africa, the number of legal disputes in the continent is also on the rise - as is the business of arbitration for countries that want to capitalise into this specialty. 

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2015 a “complicated” year for elections across Africa

2015 is set be “remarkably stacked”, with nearly one in three African countries headed for major polls.

Eskom Teaser
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The Electrostate

If South Africa can’t kick its addiction to cheap electricity, it needs to find new ways of feeding it.

Nigeria election delay
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Nigeria: On the verge of political crisis?

A six week delay to volatile elections in Nigeria is further denting confidence in an economy already on a downward turn.

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Jonathan shifts blame for Nigeria poll delay onto electoral commission

President’s attempts to shift blame and bolster case for sacking independent commissioner could impact credibility of Nigeria’s democracy.

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