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Ghana investment: Under new management

“Ghana is proactively positioning itself as the Ecowas hub country”

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South Africa: Anti-trust action taken against MTN and Vodacom

MTN and Vodacom face criticism of anti-competitive practices in South African market

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Randgold Resources seeks arbitration in Mali tax dispute

After nearly two decades in Mali, Randgold Resources seeks arbitration for the first time over a tax dispute.

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Nigeria lures mining investors

Nigeria is trying to redevelop a long-forgotten mining sector, in a bid to diversify its heavily oil dependent economy

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Re-thinking growth

“Stakeholders can work together in partnerships towards sustainable long-term solutions.”

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JP Morgan backs the Gates Foundation health fund

A new health investment fund could unlock vital finance for medical trials for diseases affecting the world's poor

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Regulating Africa's timber sector

Africa’s timber resources have long drawn interest from investors worldwide. New regulations in the EU promise to tackle its darker side

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Westgate crisis raises new challenges for Kenyan ICC trials

William Ruto is excused from trial as tensions between the court and African nations mount

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It is time for a learning revolution in Africa

Better education, of which literacy and numeracy are the bedrock, will be fundamental to sustaining growth and prosperity across Africa

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Westgate massacre points to ongoing Kenya security issues

An al-Shabaab attack on a upmarket shopping mall in Nairobi highlights security and crisis response failings, but will carry limited long-term economic impacts for east Africa’s biggest economy

GSK's new Africa strategy: Volume for impact

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline's vice president for East Africa, Allan Pamba, talks to This Is Africa about the company's outlook on the continent's shifting healthcare needs.

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