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    Africa’s Billionaires List, 2016

    Africa’s Billionaires List, 2016

    Africa’s richest have a combined $80.96 billion, a drop of $13.04 billion from $94 billion in 2015

      Germans Will Only Invest In Zimbabwe after Security and Policy Clarity Assurances

      Ambassador Thorsten Hutter said one of the issues demanded by both German and Zimbabwean CEOs is a reliable policy context.

        No More Local Chevrolet Cars for South Africa

        General Motors will stop the production and sale of Chevrolet models in South Africa by the end of 2017.

          State of Renewable Energy in Africa, 2017

          According to the Africa Progress Panel, two in three Africans lack access to electricity. How can Africa possibly rise without lights on?

            Tanzania Largest Bank, FMBE, Accused of Funding Terrorism by United States

            Tanzania largest bank, FBME, closed its doors on Tuesday after a revoke of its license by the Central Bank following allegations by the United States of funding terrorism activities.

              Countries With the Highest Paying Jobs in Africa

              These are the countries with the highest paying jobs in Africa.

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              The Psychology of Owing and Being Owed

              The Psychology of Owing and Being Owed

              African people/governments treat owing money/things with such flippancy while treating being owed money/things with such moral righteousness.

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              The Psychology of Owing and Being Owed

              African people/governments treat owing money/things with such flippancy while treating being owed money/things with such moral righteousness.

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              Shark Tank - The Stocks Have to Change

              When the profits are privatized and the losses are socialized, you should know something is wrong. A short story on how financial and stock markets evolved and derailed.

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              Ghana Corruption: We Can’t Spend In Ghana

              Ghana corruption: We can’t spend in Ghana because of corrupt Ghanaian authorities – Danish Ambassador

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              Meet Tidjane Thiam: Africa’s Superstar CEO

              Tidjane Thiam is the first black person to head a FTSE 100 company. He has served as chief executive for two of Europe's biggest companies: Prudential UK and Credit Suisse.

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              Progress In Ending Poverty Under Threat As Africa’s Economies Slow Down

              Global poverty has been on the run over the past two decades and a half, declining from 36 percent of world’s population in 1990 to below 10% today. Hard to believe, right?

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              How Nigeria's Cosmas Maduka Defied Odds to Become a Millionaire

              As long as you have a brain, then success is right in your hands. You just have to believe in yourself and to work smart

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              Corporate Thieves of Africa's Wealth and Resources

              Africa gives to the West more than what it receives in foreign aid. Africans have aided and abetted the looting of Africa's wealth and resources through organized schemes between African leaders and western companies.

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              How Lack of Financial Discipline Fuels an Explosive Growth of African Government Debt

              A book on the need for financial planning shows that many African nations are placing themselves in economic jeopardy through financial recklessness.

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              Lack of Street Addresses as a Bottleneck for Urbanization

              As Africa urbanizes and more people move to informal settlements on the edge of large cities, lack of formal addresses will become much larger in scale and economically problematic.

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              Asos Makes a Collection in Kenya

              International fashion brands are seeing the potential in outsourcing their production to Africa. Asos is the latest one to do so.

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              Mobile Loans and the Newly Amended Banking Act

              A critical analysis on the impact of the amendments to the Banking Act in Kenya on mobile loan products offered by banks.

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              Competing for The Sick: Is Paying Doctors, Per Patient Treated, Good or Bad?

              Paying medical doctors per patient treated is poised to cause more health challenges.

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              Africa's Inefficiency is More Than Its Insufficiency.

              In Africa, it is not surprising to find an abundantly food-laden village with an equally overwhelming number of malnourished dwellers.

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              South African Wheat Import Tariff - Choosing the Right Formula

              South Africa is facing a unique season, in which a severe drought, high fuel prices, a weak Rand all simultaneously conspired to brew a perfect storm that has led to exceptionally high food prices.

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              Are The So-called Unemployed Youth, Employable, Despite Their Predicament?

              As they go about chanting government-bashing mantras, do the unemployed youth have the skills it takes to be employed in both Self-employment and Paid employment?

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