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South Africa’s offshore oil attracts majors

South African offshore oil, long under-explored, starts to attract majors

South Sudan peace talks.
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South Sudan peace talks stall over political detainees

Government and rebel factions come to loggerheads after a day

Jonathan Goodluck.
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Nigeria in 2014: Terror threats and elections set to test stability of Africa’s rising star

The year ahead will test Nigeria’s political and social fabric

Can Africa sustain its growth.
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Can Africa sustain its growth?

More action is needed to build on recent successes

agricultural revolution.
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Africa’s quiet agricultural revolution

Changes are taking place that could lead to faster agricultural productivity growth in the future, writes the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Margaret McMillan

Gold A glimmer of hope.
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Gold: A glimmer of hope for Sudan's economy

Sudan is pinning its economic hopes on the gold industry as government revenues collapse

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Central African development requires a stronger sub-regional community

Central Africa’s economic community has made little headway on sub-regional integration

Salva Kiir.
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South Sudan “coup” quelled as ethnic tensions rise

An “attempted coup” has been put down but ethnic tensions are rising within the government

Nelson Mandela.
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South Africa grieves as Nelson Mandela passes away

Nelson Mandela, the founding president of democratic South Africa, has died aged 95

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Gabon raises $1.5bn from second eurobond issue

The central African oil producer joins the rush to tap international markets before costs increase

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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