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As Africa’s emerging oil producers mull legal systems and regulations, they are looking to their neighbours and international peers for advice on what to do, and what not to do

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Keen to harness the full potential of migrant communities, African governments are looking for ways to tap their savings as a source of finance. Diaspora bonds are an increasingly popular choice

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Influential thinkers assess Africa’s prospects for the next 12 months

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Morgan Tsvangirai

“There is a regional consensus that the crisis cannot be allowed to affect regional development”

Ali Moshiri

“Africa probably has more resources than any place you can imagine”

Lamido Sanusi

“There can never be soft touch regulation. But it has to be regulation that is not arbitrary. The direction needs to be clear”

Luc Duval

“Africa has lots of potential – raw materials and young people – but it needs FDI”

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