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Djibouti: UK court case pits president against former adviser

An ongoing court case may provide evidence of foul play among Djibouti’s top tier.

China-Ethiopia Relations
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The evolution of China-Ethiopia relations

Chinese direct investment in Ethiopia barely existed at the beginning of the century; it reached $1bn by 2014. Those ties are set to keep growing.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn
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New energy, historic relationships: Why Egypt is strengthening its African ties

Common challenges and goals are behind Egypt’s push to strengthen ties with its southern neighbours, argues Qalaa Holdings’ regional director.

Textile manufacturers
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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.

Investing in North Africa

James King speaks to Coca Cola's Curt Ferguson for This is Africa about the company's strategy and outlook for its North African business.

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