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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Egypt to swap debt for more debt to keep energy companies on side

Egypt has accrued large debts to international oil and gas companies - and now plans to pay them off by borrowing even more.

 Battling Spreading Ebola Epidemic.
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Getting a grip on the Ebola Crisis

The urgent priority is to break the cycle of transmission of this deadly disease.

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Business flounders amid Zimbabwe’s liquidity crunch

Zimbabwe is struggling to balance its books - and keep businesses from fleeing - as the consequences of farm nationalisation and expropriation policies come full circle

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China and Chad rifts deepen over oil licenses, spill allegations

A resurgent Chadian government is taking China’s state-owned oil company to task over allegations of environmental damages.

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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