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Egypt's business class backs military head

Egypt's business community is looking favourably on the prospect of former military chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi soon becoming president.

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EU-Africa summit light on deliverables as key trade agreement falls through

Under the shadow of the breakdown of another round of trade talks with western African trade bloc ECOWAS, the fourth annual EU-Africa summit wrapped up in Brussels last week.

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Smallholder impact and risk metrics: A Labyrinth of opportunity

A number of new tools bring clarity to the complicated world of smallholder agricultural finance

Borno state barracks.
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More than 600 shot by Nigerian military, alleges Amnesty report

Allegations of extrajudicial killings underscore disconnect between the country’s explosive economic growth and its lack of progress on governance.

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In Nigeria’s latest oil corruption scandal, business as usual prevails

As Nigeria’s economy is rocked by the fallout of accusations that the national oil company has stolen billions from federal accounts, the likelihood that the government will dig into oil accounts, as promised, looks dim.

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Breaking down the borders

Interregional business will help unlock Africa’s growth potential, but infrastructure must be improved if the continent is to realise its potential

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What future for Libya's Banks?

Libya's banks are sitting on tens of billions in assets, but a broken financial system and political chaos mean the coffers are staying firmly locked.

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The right way to do business in Africa

“The key to long-term success is understanding that ultimately business success relies on similar principles everywhere.”

TIM HANSTAD.
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How China Lifted 500 million people out of extreme poverty

The recognition of land rights has helped alleviate poverty in China, with NGOs playing a vital role

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African banking: Managing the growth risks

African banks must focus on risk management as growth quickens

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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