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Tue,21Oct2014

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ADF rebels kill 35 in DRC

File Photo©ReutersAt least 35 civilians, mostly women and children, have been killed by Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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Simon Denny: South Africa's Mergers & Acquisition star

Simon Denny. Photo©All Rights ReservedHaving advised on some of South Africa's most high-profile deals, Denny predicts increased cross-border transactions with South Africa and eastern Europe.

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Joshua Siaw: Legal eagle with a bird's-eye view

Joshua Siaw©Andy LaneThe youthful Africa director of an international law firm has made his diaspora experience an asset in professional life.

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Sukuk: Africa seeks to attract cash-rich Islamic investors

Governments across Africa are using sukuk as a way to attract cash-rich Islamic investors.

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Five inconvenient truths that Ebola reveals

The Nigerian pastor T.B. Joshua is reported to have sent 4,000 bottles of his patented holy anointed water to Sierra LeoneWe must turn this Ebola crisis into an opportunity to answer some hard questions about our societies and our healthcare systems, writes Chikwe Ihekweazu, a Nigerian infectious disease epidemiologist.

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Mobile Money: Banks get ready to take on M-pesa

“a cold coca-cola and some cash please”: M-pesa chills out the Kenyan banking experience. Photo©Sven Torfinn/Panos-ReaSafaricom's popular mobile money-transfer service may finally have met its match as innovation in the banking sector catches up.

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