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US Africa Summit Aliko Dangote.

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.

A health care workers.

African solidarity - not protectionism - needed in response to Ebola

 It is not too late for a swift and coordinated Africa-wide Ebola response.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Rocky road ahead for China - Africa relationship?

The next phase of China’s engagement on the continent will depend on African governments creating conducive conditions for business to overcome falling mineral prices.

The emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad.

The North African connection

Kuwait’s reticent sovereign wealth fund talks to This Is Africa about its interests in northern Africa

Leader of Belgian economic trade mission.

Three key themes for the future of investment in Africa

As investment into Africa matures, the narrative is no longer wholly opportunistic nor philanthropic – it is simply optimistic.

Thabazimbi Miners.

Seven reasons to be optimistic about Africa

Trends to watch that are telling of the continent’s promise and progress

Konza.

Billion dollar tech cities Hope and Konza: Boon or bane to Africa’s tech movement?

Kenya and Ghana are both investing billions in building pre-planned tech hubs - but are ICT megacities the best way to support the continent’s growing tech movement?

ANGOLA LUANDA CITY.

Risk or reward: is it the right time to invest in Angola?

Angola is growing rapidly, and its consumer classes with it - but are the structures yet in place to make it an investment hub?

Nairobi Stock Exchange.

Main street invests in Africa’s stocks: Nile fund’s Larry Seruma on the continent’s modernising equity markets

Main Street investors can now own a portfolio of Africa’s fastest growing stocks with as little as $1000 – the minimum investment required for the Nile Pan African fund, a US based mutual fund offering the public targeted allocations in African equities.

Jose.

A family affair

An interview with Jose Filomeno de Sousa dos Santos, chairman of Angola’s sovereign wealth fund

GSK's new Africa strategy: Volume for impact

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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