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Articles from African Business (January 1, 2007)

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AB guide to African currencies. Statistical table 505
Africa on course for sustained growth, says AfDB president Kaberuka: Donald Kaberuka, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) chats with African Business--Excerpts. Interview 1537
Africa's exploding cities: designing for Africa. Celestine, Rachid Letter to the editor 286
Africa's mobile revolution--the second phase. Versi, Anver; Ford, Neil Brief article 199
African currencies stay steady as dollar plunges: the rapidly-sinking dollar is bad news for Africa's exporters as most commodities, including oil are designated in dollar terms. On the other hand, African currencies are now far more stable than they have been over the past decade. Siddiqi, Moin 1539
African oil: demand will remain strong. 794
And now for a car that's completely different. Brief article 341
Avoiding an apocalypse: man's greatest challenge. Book review 1690
Banks must push Africa's green agenda--IFC. Brief article 139
Battle for Mombasa port: the proposed privatisation of Mombasa port has become a political hot potato in the run-up to the general elections at the end of the year. Privatisation is certain to improve efficiency but at what cost in terms of jobs? Neil Ford reports. Ford, Neil 1479
Breaking down mobile boundaries: Africa is the fastest growing telecoms market in the world as network operators extend their areas of coverage and prices tumble. The growth curve is predicted to continue for the next five years, reports Neil Ford. Ford, Neil 843
Candle lights of health and fortune. Brief article 240
Cape Town's V & A Waterfront sold: the sale of Cape Town's world-famous V & A Waterfront has aroused mixed emotions among the city's inhabitants, but as Tom Nevin reports, the pessimists have no real cause for worry. Nevin, Tom 974
China could finance new Mozambique project. Brief article 110
China forgives $200m Zambia debt. Brief article 116
Diamond beneficiation boost for Namibia. Brief article 132
Don't forget your curry. Brief article 97
Eat a little, live a lot. Brief article 83
Eco-friendly cardboard coffins. Brief article 173
Economic Integration and Development in Africa. Book review 137
Emancipation Without Abolition: German East Africa 1884-1914. Brief article 252
Energy and sustainable development. Brief article 133
Ethiopia making strong MDG progress. Brief article 106
Etisalat enters Egyptian market. 685
Exercise vs the common cold. Brief article 127
Farewell to Kofi Annan. Versi, Anver Editorial 875
Fuel fraudsters meet their electronic match. Brief article 172
Gas: environmental windfall. 951
Global warming: conference carbon footprints. Akul, Rose Letter to the editor 323
Gold standards: purchasing offsets. Hyman, Jasmine Letter to the editor 258
Greetings in Jesus Name: The Scambaiter Letters. Book review 497
Hello Africa--Tell Me, How Are You Doing?: A Noble Continent in Painful Renaissance. Book review 377
Hydro: the cleanest option. 742
Indian firm set to run railways: it appears more than likely that an Indian railway management company will take over the running of Tanzania's railways. This could dramatically cut the cost of transporting goods, as Neil Ford reports. Ford, Neil 1559
Jumping the gap: Africa's telecoms' shortcomings, its vast distances and poor and sparse infrastructure, could be its salvation, says African Business editor Anver Versi. The continent can leap-frog straight to cutting-edge technology. Versi, Anver 1019
Key economic benefits of mobile technology in Africa. Brief article 305
Lap desks proliferate in S African schools. 374
Low-emission alternatives. 701
Make mine muesli. Brief article 83
Mandela throws PAP a financial lifeline. Brief article 131
Matching fixed line to mobile success. 515
Neotel issues challenge to Telkom. 554
New licence for Kenya. Brief article 311
Oil: Mittal and Addax join the fray; With an increasing number of Indian and Chinese firms challenging the Western majors for exploration rights, the face of Nigeria's downstream investment has changed forever. Neil Ford reports on the latest developments. Ford, Neil 1504
Paying for the sins of others: Africa is virtually blameless in creating global warming yet the impact of climate change is likely to fall most heavily on the continent. Africa must act--but do what exactly? Neil Ford offers some suggestions. Ford, Neil 1548
Peace, love and unity: the Iso message. Sound recording review 857
Sardines and Oranges: Short Stories from North Africa. Brief article 176
Skills and investment the key. Brief article 166
The benefits of liberalisation: ICT and development. Chanakire, Maxwell Letter to the editor 920
The big players. 1022
The Book of Chameleons. Book review 154
The Green Revolution marches on: a new initiative launched. Diop, Adama Letter to the editor 131
The Nile: From the Mountains to the Mediterranean. Book review 181
USB to knock the CD off its perch? Brief article 285
Waiting for the democratic dividend: DR Congo's first democratic election for more than 40 years must be judged a success. The result has been widely accepted and the conflagration that many expected has failed to materialise. Will this central African country now settle down to reap the economic benefits of democratisation? Report by Neil Ford. Ford, Neil 1561
Where will World Cup fans sleep? Will South Africa's hospitality industry have enough beds to accommodate the masses of foreign football fans arriving in the country just four years from now? Tom Nevin investigates. Nevin, Tom 1578
Wireless revolution comes to Africa. Moroney, Sean; Muchoki, Simon Mwangi Conference news 1558
Zimbabwe offers compensation to white farmers. Brief article 118

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