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Questions hang over climate finance after COP 21

A climate agreement is finally on the table. Now the question is: Who will pay for it, and how?

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Renewable energy can compete at market price in Africa

Renewables in Africa can be developed competitively without subsidy and by mobilising resources from the private sector

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Intellectual property: More to be done

The creation, management, and protection of knowledge are essential to wealth creation and integration with the global economy. Africa needs to step up.

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European schemes target migration source countries in Africa

European job creation and training schemes attempt to stop migration at the source.

Botswana’s diamond dilemma

Botswana’s diamond dilemma

Botswana has managed to develop on the back of its diamond mines, but evolving the industry faces challenges from low prices.

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The development sector needs an M&A strategy

The third sector need to collaborate, to partner and, where necessary, to merge in order to meet the challenges of the new Global Goals.

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Ethiopia still bullish on China industrial investment

Despite a slowdown in China’s economy, Ethiopia is still betting that manufacturers will make the jump to Africa as wages rise.

Malnutrition in Africa

Malnutrition in Africa stunts economies

Aside from the moral imperative that no child should go hungry, there are economic benefits to ending malnutrition.

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Bridging the electricity gap, fast

Turnkey power solutions can help bridge the electricity gap that leaves 621 million Africans in the dark, without having to wait years for grids to come online.

Off-grid power

Off-grid power goes mobile

The falling price of solar energy technology has combined with mobile to bring affordable renewable power to remote communities in Mozambique and elsewhere.

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