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Ebola: predictions, planning and panic
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Ebola: predictions, planning and panic

The truth is we don’t know how many people will get Ebola..The old saying is true: prepare for the worst, hope for the best.

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Made In Africa?

Ethiopia aims to become a global manufacturing hub. Could the country’s successes be a model for the next phase of Africa’s economic evolution?

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Perception risks from Ebola may hurt Africa’s economies

Could alarmist narratives about the Ebola epidemic damaging the region’s economies more than the disease itself?

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Mobile money: The next generation

The concept of mobile savings accounts is starting to pick up momentum across Africa. If it continues, it could make life a lot easier for borrowers too.

China's slowdown
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China’s economic bubble: what consequences for emerging markets?

China’s economy is expected to grow between 2.4 and 5 percent in 2015 - far lower than IMF predictions - with impacts on commodity exports from Africa.

Moussa Mara: Prime Minister, Mali
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Industrialisation and integration for inclusive growth in Mali

Peace and security must be the priority if Mali is to industrialize and build an inclusive economy, says the country’s prime minister.

Carlos Lopes
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It is time to rethink our protection imperative

Since the end of the Cold War, we have been missing a true strategic reflection on new forms of hegemonic power.

Mo Ibrahim.
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Top performing African governments backslide on governance

Some of the best performing governments in the African region have backslid on governance, according to findings from the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

Maybank Islamic.
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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.

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millenium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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The Africa Sustainability Barometer

Gauging the state of sustainable business practice in Africa.

The Africa Sustainability Barometer is the first region-wide assessment of sustainable business practices in Africa and highlights the need for more comprehensive reporting by companies.
Africa’s economic success is fuelling an unprecedented investment boom.

As the international business community turns to the continent and domestic companies expand their operations regionally, the role of sustainability has never been more important.

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