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Articles from African Business (August 1, 2009)

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A Force of Nature: Rooting for change. Book review 2387
Africa's food crisis: when African leaders met in July at Sirte in Libya for the 13th ordinary session of the African union summit, there were important political discussions, notably concerning regional integration, but the need for Africa to increase agricultural output was the overriding theme - and these two issues are clearly related. Stephen Williams reports. Williams, Stephen Report 2808
African business awards 2009: the annual African business magazine commonwealth business council awards for outstanding performances in the field of business in the African continent. Versi, Anver Company overview 3477
Afrotropic - processing for profit. Brief article 243
Broadband rivals face off over the African digital market. Brief article 147
Bury the sins and move on, says Zuma. Brief article 150
Caine Prize marks 10 years: Winner's call for more sponsorship. Book review 805
China's long game in Africa: while Africa's traditional investors and trading partners, the EU and the US, draw in their horns to nurse economic wounds, cash-rich China is stretching its coverage of the continent. Despite a few nasty stings, China's appetite for both African assets and trade seems undiminished. Report by Sarah Rundell. Rundell, Sarah Report 1459
Closing the gap. Ndlove, Chambers Letter to the editor 323
Corrections. Correction notice 172
East African states join forces. Brief article 158
EIB undecided on funding for Ethiopia's Gibe 3 Dam. Brief article 136
Fuel-how to have your cake and eat it: with the kyoto protocol pushing for a 30% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, industry worldwide urgently needs a revolutionary alternative to 'dirty' fuels like oil and coal. Now a team of South African engineers believes it has cracked the problem with an ingenious solution. Emily Miller reports from cape town. Miller, Emily 1484
Guinea's Authenticity: Keletigui Traore's huge legacy. 667
Hard times cut emerging economy growth to 1.2%. Brief article 165
Instability now, but solid ground lies ahead: after one of the greatest commodity rallies in history, prices virtually collapsed in the fourth quarter of last year. Heavy selling across all asset classes was the order of the day. The first half of this year saw a welcome reversal of the downward trend, but now the 'culture of fear' seems to be gripping the market. Where do we go from here? Morgan, M.J. 1503
Kenya to open up new investment opportunities. Brief article 128
Letter from economy class. Endres, Jacques Letter to the editor 351
Malawi must house its urban poor - Kelvin Mmangisa. Brief article 94
Micro lenders move centre stage: Ghana's microfinance institutions have now really come into their own, as the informal sector, their main source of business, assumes even greater importance in the national economy. The success of these savings-and-loans outfits is now attracting the interest of the larger, more-established banks. Mark Anthony Kwateng from Accra. Kwateng, Mark Anthony 1315
Mobiles reaching parts banks cannot - Zain's Tito Alai. Williams, Stephen Interview 1690
More holes than belt? On top of the ravages of the global recession, South Africans are being battered by a tide of utility price increases, property rate hikes, and soaring food and fuel prices. How much further can the belt be tightened? Asks Tom Nevin. Nevin, Tom 1472
Mutharika shuns devaluation: Malawi's President Mutharika has dug his heels in and will not contemplate a devaluation of the national currency - despite strong pressure to do so. Report by Lamek Masina. Masina, Lamek 711
Nigeria secures $lbn from World Bank. Brief article 151
Nigeria: a compelling telecom growth. Ndukwe, Ernest 1235
Not worth the paper ... Brief article 120
One problem, many answers. Udogu-Welles, Janet Letter to the editor 356
Sorting out a colonial mess. Jnr, Ola Ahoofe Letter to the editor 456
Statistics and other lies. Versi, Anver Editorial 822
The CAADAP programme. Report 329
The cost of dying is killing! In today's business world, culture is everything. Multinationals who pride themselves on being 'at home abroad' have discovered that real business success lies in understanding people and their motivations, not in economic theory and statistics. This month, Wycliffe Muga presents a fascinating insight into an essential cultural custom in Kenya. Muga, Wycliffe 1429
The gentle art of fleecing the very rich: the world gasped in shock when it was revealed that respected US investor Bernie Madoff had been milking thousands of ordinary people with fake promises of instant wealth. He amassed a reputed $50bn before he was rumbled. But Madoff is only one in a long line of shysters practising the infamous 'Ponzi Scheme'. Tom Nevin reports on an alleged South African version of the scam. Nevin, Tom 1437
The storm riders: how African companies are making profits despite global turmoil. Rundell, Sarah 2449
Touring South Africa - a jaw-dropping experience: as part of a well-organised campaign to promote South Africa ahead of the 2010 World Cup, and give the lie to negative press reports about the country, South Africa's premier marketing body, the IMC, invited African Business editor Anver Versi to join an international group of journalists on a fact-finding tour. Here is the first of his reports. Versi, Anver 1420
US immigration to swoop on illegal African migrants. Brief article 201
Zuma to check on S African ministers' performance. Brief article 154

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