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Rwanda’s drone delivery programme takes off
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Rwanda’s drone delivery programme takes off

In October, Rwanda launched a new programme to deliver blood and other medical supplies to hospitals. The programme’s distinction lies in its delivery method: unmanned drones.

In Egypt, IMF money flows as austerity bites
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In Egypt, IMF money to flow as austerity bites

Egypt has closed a crucial loan deal with the IMF, but critics worry the money will be frittered away on loan repayments while the population suffers through austerity.

Across Africa, 3 in 4 countries improve business environment
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Across Africa, 3 in 4 countries improve business environment

Forty African states have seen improvement in their ease of doing business ranking in the 2017 report, according to the World Bank.

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Conflict targets mining sector in financially troubled Mozambique
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Conflict targets mining sector in financially troubled Mozambique

Militant attacks targeting the mining sector are compounding financial problems that could lead to a sovereign default.

What will the US election mean for Africa? teaser
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What will the US election mean for Africa?

There is certainly more scope for drastic – and perhaps destructive – change under a Trump presidency, but on US-Africa policy the differences between the candidates are probably smaller than they appear.

A (criminal) court of public opinion teaser
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A (criminal) court of public opinion

The withdrawals of Burundi, South Africa and others from the International Criminal Court (ICC) reflect the court’s shaky foundations and vulnerability to politics.

MTN versus Nigeria teaser
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MTN versus Nigeria

MTN’s misadventures in Nigeria have become a cautionary tale for multinationals and governments in the region - but for which side remains to be seen.

Charcoal addiction teaser
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Charcoal addiction: How can Africa’s households kick the habit?

Charcoal is dangerous for health, saps incomes, and ruins the environment, yet in 80 percent of homes in Africa it remains the primary fuel source. What are the alternatives?

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Risky business: Alphamin’s DRC mining gamble

Drawn by rich tin deposits, a Western mining company is looking to set up operations in an unlikely corner of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Can they pull it off?

Solar panels Morocco
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Climate consensus: Finding the funds

The historic Paris Agreement provides a roadmap to stave off the worst impacts of climate change. Now the global financial system needs to be brought into the fold.

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