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Fri,29Apr2016

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Starbucks plans 150 stores in South Africa: CEO

U.S. coffee chain Starbucks plans to open up to 150 stores in South Africa, founder and chief executive Howard Schultz said on Friday.

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Zimbabwe central bank sued over failure to revive currency

Zimbabwe's central bank has been sued by a disgruntled citizen over its failure to revive the local currency that was abandoned almost seven years ago due to runaway inflation. 

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Africans investing in Africa

Leading the pack – from left to right: Gavin Dalgleish - ILLOVO, Ismaïl Douiri - ATTIJARIWAFA Bank, Ade Ayeyemi - ECOBANK, Tabitha Karanja - Keroche Breweries. Photo©Martin rhodes/Gallo Images/Getty Images; Attijariwafa; Guilhem Alandry Documentography for JA; Noor Khamis/ReutersAfter a day and a half of high-level discussions at an Africa investment conference, Arnold Ekpe, non-executive chairman of financial services holding firm Atlas Mara and former chief executive of Ecobank, sounds slightly exasperated. "African countries are not doing enough for themselves," he says. "I have been going to conferences like this for 20 years. We have to move from talk to action."

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Investment: Africa had record levels of private equity exits in 2015

African private equity firms cashed in on investments last year at the highest rate in almost a decade, with South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Kenya accounting for two-thirds of these exits.

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High level Zimbabwe investment conference set for London

Zimbabwe is set to dispatch top government officials to the United Kingdom to attend a high-level conference to discuss the country's investment opportunities.

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Angola to restructure state oil firm Sonangol

Angola's oil minister, Jose Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos. Photo©Ronald Zak/AP/SIPAAngola, Africa's second largest oil exporter, will restructure state firm Sonangol, the oil ministry announced on Wednesday, aiming to "increase efficiency and profitability".

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