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Brazil-Africa: Trans-Atlantic ties

2003 was a watershed for Brazil and Africa, when shared sorrows gave way to a shared brighter future. As the FIFA World Cup kicks off, we look at what Africa can learn from Brazil's experiences as a rapidly developing country.

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Architecture: Africa in the making

David Adjaye’s master plan for central Libreville, GabonThe architect of the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo and the African American Museum in the United States, David Adjaye, talks about his vision for the African cities of the future.

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The battle for South Africa's Soul

Photo©Radu Sigheti/ReutersWith the ruling African National Congress certain of victory in the coming national elections, attention turns to the countervailing forces within the party, and to voters who differ sharply over their country's future political direction.

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Railway: Angola's iron, snake forked tongue

A dead-end siding leads to a locomotive graveyard in Luena, Moxico Province. Photo©John GroblerAngola's rehabilitated Caminho de Ferro de Benguela has spawned government-backed construction projects and a new, Chinese, middle class. The Africa Report delves beneath the success story, where opaque deals keep far too many on the wrong side of the tracks.

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EU-Africa Summit: All roads lead to Brussels

Europe remains a goal for thousands of migrants ready to risk their lives to leave Africa. Photo©Juan Medina/ReutersThe topics of trade, aid and security are all on the table at the EU-Africa summit on 2-3 April. African negotiators worry about tariff protection, migration issues and financing peace-keeping missions.

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Getting Rich the Hard Way

Leading Africa’s industrial charge: Aliko Dangote, Innocent Chukwuma, Bassem Loukil and Daphne Mashile-NkosiA new generation of business leaders are investing in Africa's capacity to manufacture cars, process minerals and build equipment. Some governments are now looking for ways to support infant industries without encouraging crony capitalism.

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Are Africa's politicians value for money?

MPs can be preening, corrupt, overpaid and opportunist. But activists increasingly see them as key allies in the struggle for change against overbearing presidents and ministers.

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