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Moussa Mara: Prime Minister, Mali
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Industrialisation and integration for inclusive growth in Mali

Peace and security must be the priority if Mali is to industrialize and build an inclusive economy, says the country’s prime minister.

Carlos Lopes
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It is time to rethink our protection imperative

Since the end of the Cold War, we have been missing a true strategic reflection on new forms of hegemonic power.

Mo Ibrahim.
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Top performing African governments backslide on governance

Some of the best performing governments in the African region have backslid on governance, according to findings from the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

Maybank Islamic.
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South Africa issues Africa’s first dollar-denominated sukuk

South Africa’s oversubscribed first Islamic bond offering catches the interest of Gulf state and Asian investors.

Revolutionary robotics.
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Revolutionary robotics?

Engineers are designing pioneering robots to address many issues across the African region. Some think robotics can play a crucial role in innovation on the continent.

1000 naira bills.
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Safety in numbers?

Africa’s rich are rising, but their ‘nest eggs’ funds are moving outside the continent faster than ever.

Shami organises greens at her market stall.
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Rebuilding commerce amid South Sudan’s conflict

As civil war rages in South Sudan, rebuilding livelihoods must be a priority.

Locals carry bags and food.
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Ebola: from health crisis to food crisis?

As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread across western Africa, the worst affected countries could soon face food shortages as prices rise and imports slow.

US Africa Summit Aliko Dangote.
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In Africa’s oil capital, an empire built on sugar

Nigerian commodities mogul Aliko Dangote talks private equity and Africa’s new philanthropists with This Is Africa.

Women dry cassava.
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AGRA report emphasizes climate risks for smallholders

A new AGRA report on the impacts of climate change on sub-Saharan African smallholder agriculture paints a grim picture - but also points to paths for mitigation.

Graça Machel on women's empowerment in Africa

Graça Machel talks to This Is Africa about her work empowering women across Africa and globally on the side of the 2015 Skoll World Forum.

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