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Sat,01Nov2014

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South Africa: Harmony halts Kusasalethu mine to remove illegal miners

Photo©ReutersIn a bid to remove illegal, trespassing miners believed to be starting fires, South Africa's Harmony Gold on Friday announced that it was enforcing a two-week stop to production at its Kusasalethu mine.

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Mozambique: Asian buyers line up to import natural gas

Photos@ReutersMozambiqueMaputoCountries across Asia are quietly reaching deals to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Mozambique, which could transform its economy and give it a front-row seat in tapping rising global gas demand.

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Harnessing the potential of pension fund capital

Many pension funds invest in low-yield, safe state bonds rather than infrastructure and farming projects. Photo©Jacob Silberberg/Panos-REAGetting pension funds, foreign exchange reserves and other large pools of African capital into local economies is critical.

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Morocco: Institutional investors welcome

When it comes to the great global migrations of capital, Africa sits on the sidelines. But Morocco's Wessal capital is going against all odds.

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Tanzania: on track for target economic growth

The International Monetary Fund said today that Tanzania is on track to reach its target for economic growth of about 7 percent this year, but warned the government to keep its public debt in check.

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French firm to help with import standards as Zimbabwe battles with cheap imports

The Zimbabwe government has hired a French based firm, Bureau Veritas, to enforce import standards, while it works on enacting consumer protection and standards laws.

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Making life easy for new pay-TV platforms

Photo©ReutersSince launching in January, lagos-based Africa Media Distribution (AMD) is an example of one of the firms looking to profit from the ongoing growth in Africa's television market.

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