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Germany plans to increase private investment in Africa

Germany plans to increase private investment in Africa

In a bid to narrow the gap between the rich and poor, a key to avoiding a destructive rise in populism, as described by Germany Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble on Saturday, the country has laid o ...

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Smartphone maker sets up factory in Nigeria

Smartphone maker sets up factory in Nigeria

A smartphone manufacturer has set up its first factory in Nigeria’s commercial centre of Lagos to provide Africa’s biggest mobile market with low-cost smartphones amid an economic recession. AfriOne’s ...

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Burkina Faso cotton output to rise in 2017-18 season

Burkina Faso cotton output to rise in 2017-18 season

Africa’s top cotton grower sees output rising by as much as 20 percent in the 2017-18 season. An industry official in Burkina Faso said cotton output will surge to 820,000 metric tons and added that t ...

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6 advices to improve employee satisfaction

6 advices to improve employee satisfaction

Employees choose to leave their companies for various reasons, compensation and progression concerns being at the top of the list. However, there are plenty of underlying issues that affect job satisf ...

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Zambian opposition leader remains in custody

Zambian opposition leader remains in custody

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will remain in custody until at least next week after a court said on Thursday it would rule on his application to have treason charges against him dropped ...

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African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference

African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference

  African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world, showcasing innovative products and services they have created for their local communities and the global ...

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Nine African Ministries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen

Nine African Ministries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen

AEF is the annual meeting point for Africa’s energy sector for decision-makers to explore investment opportunities, form partnerships and sign deals. African Ministries from Democratic Republic of Con ...

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World Bank reports strong economic prospects for Africa’s economy

World Bank reports strong economic prospects for Africa’s economy

Africa's economic prospects this year are positive despite a recent slowdown in growth, the World Bank said in a report. In its latest Africa Pulse report, a biennial analysis, it says economic growth ...

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5 terrible reasons to start a small business

5 terrible reasons to start a small business

Not everyone should start a business. Small business owners should have the heart to start a business and a clear idea. Statistically 80 percent of small businesses fail because people often start for ...

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Egypt’s economy expected to grow 4%

Egypt’s economy expected to grow 4%

Egypt's economy is expected to grow 4.0 percent in the 2016/17 fiscal year ending in June, broadly in line with the finance minister's latest projection of 3.8 to 4 percent, a Reuters poll showed on W ...

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