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Exclusive interview: Rebecca Enonchong, CEO AppsTech

The tech leader shares her views on Silicon Africa PHOTOS: One suggested, sent via email.

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Going east: African migrants head for China

Cross-cultural understanding still lags growing economic ties between China and Africa

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The women running Rwanda

Rwanda’s new parliament was seated this week, with higher female representation than any other country in the world

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Africa tax policies may threaten investment

Ill-considered tax policies could undermine investor sentiment in Africa

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Nigeria lures mining investors

Nigeria is trying to redevelop a long-forgotten mining sector, in a bid to diversify its heavily oil dependent economy

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Regulating Africa's timber sector

Africa’s timber resources have long drawn interest from investors worldwide. New regulations in the EU promise to tackle its darker side

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Remittances: A cashless future

Somalia's remittance quandary points to the need for the industry to move to a new model

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Agoa: An opportunity for Obama to define his Africa legacy

Everyone stands to gain if Africa can sustain and accelerate its progress in tackling poverty and finding jobs for its growing young population, write Carlos Lopes of UNECA and Kamal Dervis of the Brookings Institution

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Africa’s agriculture commodity exchanges take root

A handful of African countries are setting up commodity exchanges in an effort to develop agricultural markets and improve food security. Are they the key to Africa’s agricultural growth?

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The value addition imperative in agriculture

Local agricultural processing is vital as Africa’s food imports continue to rise – but not all commodities are well suited to domestic value addition

Creating the new benchmark

Sustainable business is a frequently used catchphrase, but what does it look like in practice? This Is Africa sits down with Ilmi Granoff, Senior Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, to discuss challenges and opportunities in the African context, and the value of sustainability reporting.

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