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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

Donald Kaberuka
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Build Africa’s defences against economic shocks now: AfDB president

“We must avoid complacency, thinking: alright, the macroeconomic consequences are everywhere, but not here.”

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Egypt pitches sub-Saharan Africa on revitalised ties

Egypt has made efforts to rehabilitate its image as an African state. That sales pitch may be working with its sub-Saharan neighbours.

Michael Bloomberg
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Better Health Data: A Matter of Life and Death

The first step to better healthcare is better data, Michael Bloomberg and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop argue.

Cyber security
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Cyber security: The subplot to Africa’s online connectivity boom

Internet usage in Africa grew seven times faster than the global average - but cyber security measures have not kept pace.

UNDP
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Navigating the gray scale

Development is an ebb and flow process, full of progress and setbacks, the UNDP’s regional director argues.

Breadbasket
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Dispelling the ‘breadbasket’ myth about African agriculture

Africa’s agriculture revolution should focus on feeding domestic populations first.

Ethiopia consumer protection
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Ethiopia works on new competition and consumer protection rules

Ethiopia is beefing up its competition and consumer protection regulations in an effort to make its business environment safer for both domestic and foreign firms.

3D printing
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A 3D revolution in Africa?

As the 3D printing industry gains traction, entrepreneurs in Africa are coming up with innovations of their own.

Africa beer
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SAB Miller aims for the ‘bottom of the pyramid’ in Africa

Brewing giant sees shift to targeting volume as the key to capture market currently dominated by informal alcohol.

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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