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Ebola in Nigeria.
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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.

US-AFRICA-SUMMIT.
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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

 Leaders of the BRICS.
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BRICS bank to focus on infrastructure gap

The new BRICS development bank will look to fund infrastructure projects across the developing world - and to provide a counterweight to western development institutions.

farming technician.
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Closing Africa’s agricultural yield gap

 Increasing agricultural productivity across Africa requires investing in both the technology and the services needed to reach smallholder farmers.

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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.

Pupils from different grades.
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Girls’ education in Africa: The private sphere and the private sector

When you add it all up, girls’ education offers a return on investment that compounds over time.

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.

S&P.
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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.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
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Rocky road ahead for China - Africa relationship?

The next phase of China’s engagement on the continent will depend on African governments creating conducive conditions for business to overcome falling mineral prices.

Bringing Islamic finance to the AfDB

African Development Bank (AfDB) presidential candidate Birama Boubacar Sidibe talks to TIA about building regional markets and bringing his Islamic finance experience to the bank.

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