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Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft Corporation and LinkedIn Corporation have revealed that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in a ...

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U.S. Government Supports Young African Leaders

U.S. Government Supports Young African Leaders

More than 140 rising young African leaders met in Johannesburg, South Africa June 9 – 11, 2016 to collaborate on their role in driving sustainable development and a prosperous fut ...

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MTN Nigeria fine: $1.7 billion agreed to be paid

MTN Nigeria fine: $1.7 billion agreed to be paid

Africa’s largest mobile operator, the MTN Group has agreed to pay US$1.7 billion to the Nigerian government to settle the record MTN Nigeria fine imposed by that country’s regulat ...

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Africa needs a skills revolution

Africa needs a skills revolution

African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has said that education remains one of the biggest challenges for Africa, where less than 20 percent of people have acc ...

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How small businesses can manage their impact on the environment

How small businesses can manage their impact on the environment

Understanding how businesses engage in environmental management is important given growing global concerns about the depletion of natural resources and reductions in biodiversity. ...

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How to turn Africa from a “borrowed continent” to a global powerhouse

How to turn Africa from a “borrowed continent” to a global powerhouse

Michael Adeyeye Oshin, Université de Montpellier Although it’s problematic to generalise about a large, diverse place it’s fair to say that Africa is fast emerging as a consumer c ...

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To transform Africa’s economies, African companies matter too

To transform Africa’s economies, African companies matter too

Zainab Usman, University of Oxford A consistent feature of global analyses of Africa’s economic prospects is their fickleness. In the years since the global financial crisis in 20 ...

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Low banking rate in Mauritania amid financial growth

Low banking rate in Mauritania amid financial growth

Mauritania’s financial sector has grown massively in recent years. In less than ten years, the number of banks in Mauritania has almost doubled in the country which had 10 in 2008 ...

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The race to become East Africa’s biggest economy goes on

The race to become East Africa’s biggest economy goes on

Kenya and Tanzania have long competed to have the most important port in East Africa and their rivalry is about to become more intense as they compete for the region's business. T ...

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Tanzania targets industrial and infrastructure boom

Tanzania targets industrial and infrastructure boom

The Tanzania budget has focused on industrial and infrastructural development as key areas of investment in the first year of President John Magufuli’s administration. The governm ...

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