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Spate of conflicts undermine Africa’s re-brand

The “rising” continent experiences some worrying security backtracks

Republic of Congo.
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DRC government debates controversial oil bill

The criticised oil bill could be finalised by February, ushering in an era of opaque deal making and environmental damage

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Egypt heads for vote over new constitution

Egyptians head back to the poll as the country votes on a new constitution

Christine Lagarde.
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Lagarde warns on east Africa single currency

The International Monetary Fund’s director Christine Lagarde today concludes her tour of Africa, continuing a tradition of starting the new year visiting one of the world’s fastest growing continents. For 2014, she chose Kenya and Mali, two very different economies on either side of Africa.

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Exclusive interview: Alpha Condé on Guinea’s military reforms

The Guinean president and finance minister speak to This is Africa about military reforms

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South Africa’s offshore oil attracts majors

South African offshore oil, long under-explored, starts to attract majors

South Sudan peace talks.
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South Sudan peace talks stall over political detainees

Government and rebel factions come to loggerheads after a day

Jonathan Goodluck.
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Nigeria in 2014: Terror threats and elections set to test stability of Africa’s rising star

The year ahead will test Nigeria’s political and social fabric

Can Africa sustain its growth.
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Can Africa sustain its growth?

More action is needed to build on recent successes

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Africa’s quiet agricultural revolution

Changes are taking place that could lead to faster agricultural productivity growth in the future, writes the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Margaret McMillan

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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