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London Stock Exchange
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London eyes dual listings on west African capital markets

London Stock Exchange is pushing for dual listings with West African regional exchange.

Angola economy
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Angola's economy: In deep water

A low oil price and uncertainty over future exploration projects – with existing oil fields rapidly drying up – is raising questions about the future of its oil-reliant economy.

Woori Bank
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South Korean bank partners to support growing Africa ties

South Korean investment and trade with Africa has increased exponentially over the past decade, paralleling in other Asia-Africa ties. Banks are catching up.

Building bridges
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Building Bridges: In search of solutions for Africa’s infrastructure gap

Could the rapidly expanding pool of domestic savings be the key to Africa’s infrastructure deficit?

Navigating risk in Africa
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Navigating risk in Africa: Treaties, courts and arbitration

Despite challenges, foreign investors are unlikely to want to put the brake on their growth plans for Africa. Knowing how to resolve disputes will be key.

Mozambique FDI - Small
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Mozambique enjoys year-on-year growth in FDI

Inward FDI into Mozambique has shown year-on-year growth between 2009 and 2014.

Real estate - Small
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Under construction: Urbanisation, population growth fuel African real estate

Expectations for African demographic growth coupled with rapid urbanisation is attracting global real estate investment.

African graduates teaser
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In Nigeria, university degrees can lead to poverty

Employers are increasingly demand academic qualifications as a proxy for skills. In Nigeria, this fuels the false dream that a bachelor’s degree is a stepping stone to a good job.

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.

Textile manufacturers
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African textile, apparel sector urges US to renew “cornerstone” trade programme

African textile and apparel manufacturers worry that the US Congress is running out of time to renew AGOA trade deal

Graça Machel on women's empowerment in Africa

Graça Machel talks to This Is Africa about her work empowering women across Africa and globally on the side of the 2015 Skoll World Forum.

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