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Mali, Stopped dead

Malians queueing for petrol during ECOWAS sanctions in April; now the country is grinding to a halt/Photo/ISSOUF SANOGO/AFPSince the 22 March coup and rebel advance in the north, Mali has spiralled into a political and economic crisis. Good growth projections have been replaced by great uncertainty among business leaders.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 August 2012 17:24

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Liberia's growing pains

Despite investment by companies like ArcelorMittal, only 20% of the workforce is in the formal sector/Photo/LUC GNAGO/REUTERSPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf faces a fractious political environment and gaping infrastructure deficits as her government tries to attract foreign investors to boost employment.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 March 2013 14:21

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Brazil, Africa's growing star

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and South African President Jacob Zuma/Photo/ReutersThe increase in Brazilian aid and investment in Africa has seen a rise in economy boosting projects in Mozambique, Kenya, and Angola from the South American giant.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 August 2012 16:52

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The end of Zimbabwe's coalition is nigh

With the military recentring themselves around Mnangagwa, Mugabe could call an election at any time/Photo/AP/SIPAIt is clear on both sides of the divide that the political marriage is over in all but name. Everyone is manoeuvring for the best position ahead of elections.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 March 2013 14:22

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Ethiopia's industrial web, stitch by stitch

Assembling gloves at a factory in Addis Ababa, part of Ethiopia’s textile revolution/Photo/PHOTO12.COM/ALAMYEthiopia is taking advantage of rising wages in Asia, and its own natural advantages in agriculture and cattle-raising, to build a light-industry base that is being

Last Updated on Friday, 11 May 2012 12:47

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Ethiopia: Addis rising

The relationship with China has blossomed, from infrastructure provision to the creation of new economic zones/Photo/ADRIAN BRADSHAW/POOL/REUTERSEthiopia's power is growing as the government emulates the centrally driven development policies and restrictions on freedoms favoured by some of Asia's newly

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 March 2013 14:24

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Botswana's financial hub gains momentum

altA reputation for stability, fiscal incentives and the development of the diamond hub in parallel are already attracting global financial players to implant subsidiaries in Gaborone.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 April 2012 15:20

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