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Mining: A Golden Voyage

The Africa Report traces the typical route that a gram of gold takes from an artisanal mine in eastern DRC, via refining in Dubai to a wedding ceremony in India

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Industry: The third revolution

Photos©Mikkel Ostergaard/Panos-ReaRenewable energy, the sharing economy and transportation innovation are reshaping economies across the world. Will Africa be able to leapfrog
in its development to build revolutionary electricity, manufacturing and transportation networks?

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Ghana appoints Japan's Mitsui & Co as key gas production partner

Photo©ReutersGhana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has appointed Japan-based trading company Mitsui & Co Limited to help develop infrastructure for its natural gas production, the government ministry said on Wednesday.

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Open seas, broken borders

Photos©Olivier Jobard/MYOPThousands of migrants will die this year en route to Europe as politicians in Brussels squabble over how to deal with the arrival of people from Africa and the Middle East

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101 South Africa-bound Indian migrants abandoned by fixers in Uganda

A group of 101 Indians have been abandoned in three hotels in Kampala, Uganda by two of their compatriots, who transported them from India after promising them jobs in South Africa.

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Why the fuel subsidies pump should be switched off

Max Bankole Jarrett, Deputy Director of the Africa Progress Panel. Photo©All Rights Reserved Despite the climate challenge, we see that billions of dollars are still spent subsidising fuel consumption within Africa and providing exploration subsidies to international fossil fuel companies.

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