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Mon,19Feb2018

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Liberia: Where there’s a will…

 

18926.HRAfter losing out in the 2005 and 2012 elections, former footballer George Weah is now president, and shaking up politics with his young support base and big promises

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Music: Legends of J-Town

 

ALL RIGHTS RESERVEDSometimes it just takes a spark to ignite a musical generation. This is the story of Jos, the Plateau State city that birthed a galaxy of stars for the Nigerian recording industry

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Africa's top 500 companies: Time to tighten up

 

TAR97p001 INTER 9-page-001After another bad year for African corporates, it’s the moment to heed calls  for ground-up corporate governance reform  in order to attract the heavyweight capital flows that the continent urgently needs

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Nigeria's planned $2.5 bln Eurobond to help lower government cost

Nigeria Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun speaks with Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond in Washington, Oct. 14, 2017. Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP/SIPAA proposed $2.5 billion Eurobond to refinance some of Nigeria's treasury bill portfolio will not increase its overall debt stock but will help lower cost, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Friday.

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NIGERIA: Wise men in the east

Enugu’s champions see it competing with Lagos, where AfriOne opened a new factory in April - Credits: George Osodi/Bloomberg via Getty Images
How Nigeria’s new industrial revolutionaries are trying to turn Enugu back into ground zero for a new wave of economic transformation

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Who's who in African finance

 
 

page 1The old truism about Africa needing to trade with itself will mean nothing until there are strong counterparties in different African countries willing to take on risk.That is starting to happen. In this year's edition of Money, our editorial team was struck by how many new faces were emerging in the world of finance who had had previous experience in other African countries and were pushing crossborder deals.

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