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Gaps in African highway prove lethal to migrants

Gaps in the incomplete Trans-African Highway are partly to blame for the recent deaths of migrants in Niger

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Tanzania publishes new rules for oil and gas companies

Tanzania has launched a new Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) framework with tougher fiscal and operational terms, following epic natural gas discoveries by the likes of Statoil, Ophir Energy and BG Group.

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South Africa ready to issue fracking licenses

Africa’s biggest economy is close to issuing licenses for shale exploration, a year after lifting a ban on fracking

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Inga Dams: Momentum quickens after South Africa treaty

An energy treaty between DRC and South Africa could revive the long-delayed Inga Dam project

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Nigeria oil industry vulnerable to climate change, report claims

Nigeria’s crucial oil industry is vulnerable to the effects of climate change, risk consultancy warns

Angel Gurria
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Tax reform is the catalyst to sustained, strong economic growth in Africa

“The truth is that large sums of money go missing every year due to illicit financial flows out of Africa.”

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Elections key to kickstart Madagascar economy

Businesses hope that Madagascar’s long-awaited elections run smoothly to invigorate a moribund economy

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Oil companies divided over Libya’s future

Oil companies are finding it harder to make the case for investment in Libya

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Angola levies consumption tax on oil groups

Petroleum companies are denied exemption on consumption tax, exposing them to costs of 10 percent

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Ibrahim index shows governance improvements, safety declines

Despite gains in areas of human and economic development, Africa is experiencing worrying regressions in safety and rule of law

Ch 1: Playing the long game

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline's vice president for East Africa, Allan Pamba, talks to This Is Africa about the company's outlook on the continent's shifting healthcare needs.

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