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Wed,23Jul2014

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Nigeria: 2015 elections, missing money, and an eagle eye

Godwin Emefiele, CBN governorNigeria's central bank has vowed to closely monitor the financial activities of politicians who will seek public office during next year's elections.

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PayPal's Nigeria launch sees great uptake

PayPal has signed up "tens of thousand" of Nigerians in its first week of operating in Africa's biggest economy, with consumers already purchasing items from Britain, China and the United States via its online platform.

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Global funds for African farmers

In its first continental investment, KKr & Co. hopes Ethiopia’s Afriflora will come up roses. Photo©AfrifloraAfrica's urban food markets will increase fourfold by 2030, and small and unlisted companies setting out to supply them hold high-yield potential.

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The elusive prize of value addition

There is no truism more universally acknowledged in the discussion about Africa's economic redemption than that of the need for countries to add value to their natural resources. And this truism is not of recent vintage.

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Mali: Conundrums in khaki

MNLA rebels remain in charge of Kidal after killing 50 soldiers on 21 May. Photo©Patrick Robert/CorbisWas sacked defence minister Maïga just too reformist for IBK?

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Ghana gov't advised to be fiscally disciplined

Seth Terkper , Ghana's Finance minister wants legislators to approve GH¢3.2 billion to fund additional expendituresPresident John Mahama's administration has been urged to curtail excessive spending and introduce realistic internal revenue generation measures to address the country's soaring inflation and mounting public debt.

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