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Egypt's business class backs military head

Egypt's business community is looking favourably on the prospect of former military chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi soon becoming president.

EU-Africa Summit.
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EU-Africa summit light on deliverables as key trade agreement falls through

Under the shadow of the breakdown of another round of trade talks with western African trade bloc ECOWAS, the fourth annual EU-Africa summit wrapped up in Brussels last week.

Oil refinery Nigeria.
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In Nigeria’s latest oil corruption scandal, business as usual prevails

As Nigeria’s economy is rocked by the fallout of accusations that the national oil company has stolen billions from federal accounts, the likelihood that the government will dig into oil accounts, as promised, looks dim.

rebel blockades.
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What future for Libya's Banks?

Libya's banks are sitting on tens of billions in assets, but a broken financial system and political chaos mean the coffers are staying firmly locked.

Factory.
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The right way to do business in Africa

“The key to long-term success is understanding that ultimately business success relies on similar principles everywhere.”

ATM.
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African banking: Managing the growth risks

African banks must focus on risk management as growth quickens

building of Nigeria’s new city.
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Nigeria’s Eko Atlantic open to first residents in 2016

New cities are being developed in Africa, but they don’t solve most people’s problems

Global African Diaspora summit.
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Returning for less: The repatriation dilemma

The battle for talent in Africa is just beginning, a new report says, but do skilled diaspora lose out when moving home?

S&P.
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Islamic finance finds its feet in North Africa

North Africa, a traditional laggard in Islamic finance, is opening its markets

Nigeria Retail.
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The changing face of west African retail

As demand for formal retail space grows property developers up their game

Investing in frontier Africa

Investors are flocking to Africa's large and established economies. But the opportunities go much further. This is Africa speaks to Paddy Docherty, CEO of Phoenix Africa, to discuss his experience launching an agricultural investment in Sierra Leone.

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