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Libya to treat African investments on purely economic basis - Nayed

"After so long of not knowing what they own and after so much sacrifice, Libyans' expectations are high," Rafik Nayed
, Acting chief executive of Libyan Investment...

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2011 18:41

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Ghana: Biotechnology to Improve Agriculture

Crop production in Ghana is largely rain-fed/Photot/ReutersIn its quest to accelerate improvement in agricultural productivity, the government of Ghana says it is ready to explore biotechnology through collaboration with research institutions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 16:17

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AfDB moots Côte d'Ivoire return

Donald Kaberuka, AfDB president, commended Ouattara for his leadership whilst commenting on the visible, positive changes in Côte d'Ivoire/Photo/ReutersThe African Development Bank (AfDB) moved closer to a return to Côte d'Ivoire on Tuesday when it signed an agreement confirming its ownership of the land underneath its Abidjan headquarters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 17:50

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Zimbabwe: MPs threaten to derail budget

Last year, Vice President Joice Mujuru and Tsvangirai had to whip the legislators into line for them to approve the budget after they raised similar concerns/Photo/ReutersZimbabwean parliamentarians have threatened to derail the southern African country's proposed 2012 national budget vowing not to pass it unless their demands are met.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 19:57

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PPP critical to ECOWAS infrastructure development - Commission

ECOWAS believes the participation of China is strategic as it is expected to create opportunities for the regionA three-week Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) sub-regional trade and exhibition fair has begun in Lome, Togo, with a special appeal to member states to consider the promotion of public-private partnerships (PPP) as critical to the region's infrastructural development.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 18:04

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Zimbabwe needs $2.5bn for food security

Finance minister Tendai Biti three-year Agriculture Rolling Financing Strategy will align the annual budget provisions with the requirements and timing of the country’s summer agricultural season/Photo/ReutersZimbabwe needs to spend a staggering $2.5bn a year on agriculture to ensure food security under a policy that will be financed from 2012 by a three-year Agriculture Rolling Financing Strategy.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 17:57

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Zimbabwe's supermarket economy – Tendai Biti

Finance Minister, Tendai Biti said some ministers were demanding high per diem rates when travelling on government business/Photo/ReutersZimbabwe's Finance Minister Tendai Biti has warned that the appetite for foreign trips by government officials is threatening the country's economic recovery.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2011 09:54

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