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China and Chad rifts deepen over oil licenses, spill allegations

A resurgent Chadian government is taking China’s state-owned oil company to task over allegations of environmental damages.

US - Africa Leaders Summit.
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As Africa grapples with illicit flows, US agenda equivocates

As illicit flows out of Africa grow, the US is still of two minds on reforms despite strong statements.

gas treatment plant.
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Algeria to invest in energy exports, capitalise on EU-Russia rift

Algeria hopes to rival Russia as Europe's energy supplier of choice, with massive state investment in both hydrocarbons and renewable energy.

Ebola in Nigeria.

WHO, experts debate response to Ebola spread

As Ebola spreads across west Africa, experimental treatments raise ethical questions and prospects for unexpected windfalls for obscure pharma companies.

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US - Africa business ties boosted by private equity surge

High-level partnership between Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote and US private equity giants fuels commercial interest in the continent

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Bitcoin in Africa: Leapfrogging the currency market?

Bitcoin, a kind of alternative digital currency that enables instant, anonymous money transfers using peer-to-peer technology, has stirred up interest in leading financial markets such as the United States and China.

US President Barack Obama
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Exclusive: Michael Bloomberg and Penny Pritzker

The US Secretary of Commerce and Former Mayor of New York on Hosting the first ever U.S. Africa-Business Forum  

Singapore Marina Bay.
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Masters of the city

As Africa urbanises, Singapore’s master planners are at the forefront of reimagining many of the continent’s growing metropolises.

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Rising debt at odds with Africa’s growth narrative, says S&P

Africa may be a continent on the rise, but so are its debts and deficits.

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Outsized successes

Size is not everything - and six African companies are showing that you do not have to be a multinational to be a market leader.

Global Goals will fail without climate pact

Professor Sir Gordon Conway talks to This Is Africa about why a binding climate agreement at COP21 in December will be essential to fulfilling the new UN-led Sustainable Development Goals.

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