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Nigeria will devalue in 2016, say S&P

African sovereigns are looking at a tough year ahead, with Nigeria all but guaranteed to devalue its currency.

Constitutional coup strategies see two Congos diverge - Getty
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Constitutional coup strategies see two Congos diverge

Sidestepping term limits is the latest trend in African politics. But while the aims of the presidents of the neighbouring Congos are clear, the similarities end there.

Corruption threatens to derail Africa’s defences - Getty
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Corruption threatens to derail Africa’s defences

African states seeking to revamp their security forces must confront defence corruption risks. 

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Africa’s power gap: Lessons from the Middle East

Despite marked regional differences, Africa could look to models developed in the Middle East to bridge the electrification gap.

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Sharing economy takes off in Africa

Global on-demand brands like Airbnb and Uber see a goldmine of opportunity in the continent’s fast growing, tech-forward population.

Netflix in Africa
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Netflix in Africa: Not dominant yet

The arrival of internet TV service Netflix in Africa has been greeted sanguinely by local competitors. That could change as the company adapts.

African debt crisis to hit ease of doing business in 2016 - Getty
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African debt crisis to hit ease of doing business in 2016

Foreign companies seeking opportunities in Africa will face severe constraints as governments seek to address their mounting debt burdens.

Angola’s dollar shortage deepens - Getty
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Angola’s dollar shortage deepens

Plummeting oil prices are pushing the kwanza, Angola's currency, to record lows. Black market exchanges are stepping into the breach.

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Risks ahead for DRC’s booming real estate market

Fears that President Kabila may not step down at the end of his term in 2016 are prompting investors to hold back, limiting the fast growing real estate sector.

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Renewable energy can compete at market price in Africa

Renewables in Africa can be developed competitively without subsidy and by mobilising resources from the private sector

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