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South Africa issues Africa’s first dollar-denominated sukuk

South Africa’s oversubscribed first Islamic bond offering catches the interest of Gulf state and Asian investors.

Revolutionary robotics.
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Revolutionary robotics?

Engineers are designing pioneering robots to address many issues across the African region. Some think robotics can play a crucial role in innovation on the continent.

1000 naira bills.
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Safety in numbers?

Africa’s rich are rising, but their ‘nest eggs’ funds are moving outside the continent faster than ever.

Shami organises greens at her market stall.
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Rebuilding commerce amid South Sudan’s conflict

As civil war rages in South Sudan, rebuilding livelihoods must be a priority.

Locals carry bags and food.
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Ebola: from health crisis to food crisis?

As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread across western Africa, the worst affected countries could soon face food shortages as prices rise and imports slow.

US Africa Summit Aliko Dangote.
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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.

Women dry cassava.
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AGRA report emphasizes climate risks for smallholders

A new AGRA report on the impacts of climate change on sub-Saharan African smallholder agriculture paints a grim picture - but also points to paths for mitigation.

Soldiers walks.
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South Africa fears for business interests, water supply in Lesotho ‘coup’

 As Lesotho’s prime minister flees, South Africa is weighing options to protect cross-border interests

A health care workers.
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African solidarity - not protectionism - needed in response to Ebola

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

SAFRICA ECONOMY GROWTH.
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South Africa avoids recession, but loses momentum

Africa’s second-largest economy has rallied just enough to avoid recession following the end of mining strikes, but outlook remains tepid and politically fractious.

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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