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Africa’s economic giants face increasing competition from upcoming Kenya and Ethiopia

AFRICA’S economic giants, Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, have been stumbling recently. Rising security risks and political instability in Egypt, economic downturn and militancy...

Nigeria and SA’s fragile economic recovery

AS expected, quarterly national accounts data published by national statistical agencies in Nigeria and South Africa indicated that both countries have emerged from recession,...

Tanzania seizes diamonds from British mining company

THE Tanzanian government has confiscated diamonds worth nearly $30 million after accusing British company Petra Diamonds of having declared a lower value when trying...

African agribusiness and smallholders must seize opportunities in potential $1trn food...

THE main conclusion of the latest Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR) launched at the recent African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Cote d'Ivoire, is...

The next chapter for West African real estate

THE Nigerian real estate sector is turning the corner as the country’s economy appears to be emerging from recession. The easing of inflationary pressure,...

Africa’s cleanest coal-fired power plant launched

SOUTH Africa’s electricity provider, Eskom, using GE Steam Power System’s Ultra-Supercritical technology, has launched one of the most efficient coal-fired power plants on the...

Equatorial Guinea signs LNG agreement with Burkina Faso

EQUATORIAL Guinea, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Burkina Faso to supply the West African country with liquefied natural gas LNG and...

Siemens collaboration with Uganda is progressing positively

GLOBAL technology powerhouse Siemens has made positive strides in collaboration with the Ugandan government and key stakeholders to identify opportunities to support some of...

Industrialising Africa: investing in the youth dividend

AFRICA has the fastest-growing economies in the world as well as the youngest population expected to double by 2055. This growth presents an opportunity...

International arrivals to Africa reach more than 18m in 2017

INTERNATIONAL arrivals to Africa grew by 6.5 percent in 2017, to reach 18,550 million, up from 16,351 million in 2012, according to data revealed...