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Northern Africa: Wheat for citrus

Algeria buys about 25 percent of France’s wheat exports, which are subsidised by the European Union/Photo/ReutersAt 23m tn, North Africa's wheat imports in 2011 represent 17 percent of the world wheat trade.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 December 2011 12:19

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Foundations in 2012: Success breeds success

Tony Elumelu’s foundation will groom young entrepreneursThe year 2012 may be a bumper year for charitable foundations in Africa. Nigerian banking magnate Tony Elumelu set one up in 2010.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 December 2011 12:19

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Gabon's 2012 CAN effect

Gabon's Amitié-Sino-Gabonaise stadium will host the final event of the joint Gabon-Equatorial Guinea CAN 2012/Photo/Joan BardelettiWith less than two months before kick-off, construction sites in Gabon are less hectic as workers put finishing touches to some of the country's biggest sporting projects. And Libreville's €370 million investment has benefited both local and foreign businesses.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 18:40

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Libya: Oil, integrity and economic revival

Some foreign companies are worrying that their own corrupt links to the Gaddafi clan could be exposed/Photo/ReutersThe new economic managers are investigating the Gaddafi regime's shadowy oil contracts and investment portfolio in a bid to raise standards of accountability

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2011 16:37

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Mobile Money: Playing M-PESA catch up

Nigerian regulators have licensed banks to lead the mobile money roll-out by pairing up with a telecom operator/Photo/ReutersNo other African country has yet managed to replicate the success of Safaricom's M-PESA system in Kenya, soon to hit 15 million users.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2011 16:10

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Zimbabwe: Foreign companies issued banking warning

Deputy PM Arthur Mutambara says it is unacceptable for mining houses to have primary listings and bank money elsewhere/Photo/ReutersZimbabwe administration wants all foreign-owned mining houses to list in the Zimbabwe Stock exchange and terminate all offshore banking to improve the liquidity situation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2011 15:17

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No Nationalisation of Mines - Zambia's mine minister Simuusa

Wylbur Simuusa-Zambia's Minister of Mines / Photo / Eddie Mwanaleza Zambia's newly appointed mines minister Wylbur Simuusa spoke to The Africa Report about mining taxation, safety standards in Chinese mines, and...

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2011 18:37

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