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EU/Southern Africa: Endgame nears in EPA trade negotiations

African countries have been reluctant to sign the European Union's EPAs, which target six regional groups of former European colonies/Photo/ReutersTrade negotiations between the European Union and Southern African countries to create regional Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) are picking up pace.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 November 2011 14:36

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Green Gold versus Black Gold in Ghana

Record cocoa production and rising rice cultivation levels will face off against the country's nascent oil and gas industries

Last Updated on Monday, 21 November 2011 14:35

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Ghana: Banking - A case for lower interest rates in boardrooms

JEAN-CLAUDE COUTAUSSE/FEDEPHOTOHydrocarbon projects and a new ­capitalisation round are making the banking sector more competitive, but many customers have yet to see the benefits

Last Updated on Friday, 18 November 2011 18:37

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Helios: A Continental Focus on Investment

In February this year, Helios and Vitol bought an 80% share in Shell’s oil products, distribution and retailing businesses in 14 African countries. The private equity group is effectively selling petrol direct to consumers/Photo/ReutersThe Africa-focused private equity firm, Helios Investment Partners, founded by two Nigerian investors is a leading force in financing deals that give companies a continental focus

Last Updated on Friday, 18 November 2011 14:55

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Ghana expects GH¢1.239 billion from oil revenue in 2012

Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Dr Kwabena Duffuor, presented the budget for approval by Parliament/Photo/ReutersGhana expects to double earnings from crude oil exports next year, with projections saying the country will earn Ghanaian cedi 1.239 billion.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 November 2011 14:38

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Dame Aleruchi Cookey-Gam: "Competition is the name of the Game"

Dame Aleruchi Cookey-Gam, CEO of Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority talks to The Africa Report about why Niger Delta's fast-expanding oil and gas hub is attracting construction companies from around the world, drawn to the city's new urban planning strategy.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 November 2011 16:29

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Idit Miller, EMRC VP: Africa needs more regional collaboration

Idit Miller, EMRC International Vice President and founding member, speaks to The Africa Report about how the business of agriculture must be carried through by Africa's small scale farmers, if it is to be successful, and why the private sector and governments must wake up to this reality.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:26

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