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African Growth ‘Depends On Inclusion’

African countries will have to create more equitable and inclusive societies, especially in terms of education and spatial urban planning, if they are to...

Giggles: Jacob Zuma Responds to Crisis-Riddled South Africa

There was a time when Jacob Zuma got by with dodging serious issues and refusing to stand accountable. But the country is now lurching...

Africa’s Invitation to Investors

President Paul Kagame, who is attending the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China, yesterday, told delegates that there is lots of opportunity for investment...

Rwanda: Maintain Confidence in the Economy

Rwanda's impressive ranking in the latest Global Competitiveness Index (2012/2013) added another plus to the level of confidence that both foreign and domestic investors...

East African Nations Can Finance Own Budgets

Two weeks ago, we saw a new phenomenon in Rwanda, a country that has developed the habit of pioneering in many areas of development....

Uganda Set to Showcase its Mineral Wealth

Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) is planning for the first mineral wealth conference scheduled October in an effort to attract local and...

Drug Money, Corruption and jihadists Pushed Mali Into Crisis

What has happened to Mali? Ancient tombs desecrated in Timbuktu, political paralysis in the capital and the 70-year old transitional president beaten almost to...

Kenya Ponders Future Of Economic Ties Ethiopia

Policy and business leaders are confident that the death of Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia’s two decade long leader, will not derail any of the economic...

Investors Building $60m Golf Project Near Mt Kenya

A group of Kenyan investors have begun the construction of a fully-fledged 5 billion shillings ($60 million) golf park project development near Mount Kenya...

Southern Africa Forges Ahead With Its Common Agenda

Southern Africa has taken a significant step forward in its quest for deeper regional integration following the approval of a long-awaited blueprint that outlines...

Africa More Attuned to Partnerships With China as U.S. Woos the...

As the United States is making apparent efforts to compete with China for Africa's heart, some analysts believe that the vast continent is more...

Blaise Compaore And The Politics Of Personal Enrichment

AFRICANGLOBE - By African standards, Burkina Faso is not a particularly spectacular country. It is small, has a tiny population and internal politics which most foreign correspondents tend to find somewhat pedestrian. No wonder that it receives only little attention, even in Africa-focused publications.

Rwanda Creates Sovereign Wealth Fund Aimed at Weaning Country Off Foreign...

Following a proposal floated during last year's National Dialogue (Umushyikirano) to mobilise resources to help wean Rwanda off foreign aid, a sovereign fund dubbed...

The Sad Decline of Mali

Drug money, corruption and jihadists have pushed one of Africa's most admired democracies into crisis. What has happened to Mali? Ancient tombs desecrated in Timbuktu,...

Africa Faces an Energy Supply Crisis But Economic Boom Is Near

The World Bank's Africa Energy Unit (AFTEG) estimates that 25 of Africa's 54 nations face an energy crisis. However, Paul Fitzsimons, power and energy...

Rwanda: Paul Kagame’s Congo Dilemma

Rwanda's Congo policy is in trouble. Donors have reacted strongly to UN evidence that Rwanda is supporting Congolese rebels. Once an exemplar of post-conflict...
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