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Africa to focus on financial governance

Frannie Leautier, Executive Secretary at the African Capacity Building Foundation, wants Africa to learn from the Greek example/Photo/All Right ReservedA Declaration on Good Financial Governance to tackle African lawmakers' financial illiteracy, blamed for the slowed progress on several policy issues, has been launched at the ongoing AfDB Annual Meeting, and is expected to buttress underfunded oversight institutions across Africa‬.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 May 2012 18:12

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Ethiopia suspends tantalum exports

Map of EthiopiaEthiopia has suspended tantalum mining and exports to modernise the mining process and avoid risks of tantalum contamination.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 17:57

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Hannibal: Africa's tinderbox of jobless growth

The failure of job creation is blamed on the "missing middle"With growth comes jobs. That's the mantra that slips regularly from the tongues of most African leaders. Now two new reports are ringing alarm bells about a trend of jobless growth across the continent that is leaving young people discouraged and politically disaffected.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 14:40

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40 percent of Zimbabweans have no bank account

The survey showed that 40 percent neither used formal nor informal banks products or services to manage their finances/Photo/ReutersForty percent of Zimbabwe's population has no access to banking services, a report by a South African financial institution has revealed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 17:19

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Strategic Leadership for Senior Executives from Africa

World Bank's recent research has acknowledged that sustained growth in the coming years would come from emerging countries. However, their research has also revealed that corporate governance appears to be the bane of many organizations in evolving countries, hence the urgent need for senior executives to raise their game via capacity development programmes on areas such as strategic leadership.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 10:34

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8 African countries to partner with S. Africa in Square Kilometre Array project

SKA project is billed to create the world's most powerful radio telescope and would change the worldview on science in Africa/Photo/Reuters"Unexpected", is how the South African Science Minister, Naledi Pandor described the decision by the Square Kilometre Array's Site Advisory Committee (SSAC) on awarding the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project to Australia/New Zealand and South Africa.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 May 2012 12:11

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Ethiopia: $2.4 bn from foreign trade in 10 months

Map of EthiopiaThe foreign exchange was secured from agricultural and industrial products exports to around 127 countries across the world, the Ministry of Trade said.

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