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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.

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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.

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A tale of two cities: managing the risks of rapid urbanisation

Africa and the rest of the world’s cities are becoming more populated, while natural disasters are becoming more frequent. Are we prepared for this?

China in Africa for long haul
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Despite slowing growth, China in Africa for the long haul

Demand for commodities is set to slow, but investment trends on the back of China’s ‘New Silk Road’ grand strategy indicates that China’s focus on Africa is here to stay.

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Flooding takes its toll on Mozambique SEZs

Heavy flooding in central Mozambique has proved a setback for two of the country’s newest special economic zones.

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Presidential candidate fears for the “Somaliasation” of Nigeria

Opposition presidential candidate conjures up images of a failed state in Nigeria as country awaits delayed elections.

Suez Canal
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Egypt’s new waterway: People power or pipe dream?

A unique type of popular fundraising will allow Egypt to expand the Suez canal. But is the project becoming too ambitious for the cash strapped country?

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Africa looks to step up its dispute resolution capabilities

With increased levels of investment into Africa, the number of legal disputes in the continent is also on the rise - as is the business of arbitration for countries that want to capitalise into this specialty. 

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2015 a “complicated” year for elections across Africa

2015 is set be “remarkably stacked”, with nearly one in three African countries headed for major polls.

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The Electrostate

If South Africa can’t kick its addiction to cheap electricity, it needs to find new ways of feeding it.

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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