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Articles from African Business (November 1, 2010)

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Title Author Type Words
50 years of independence music. Kwaku 1715
50 years of independence. Mensah, Mamadou Letter to the editor 192
A dysfunctional economy? Aderonkin, Tayo Letter to the editor 288
Africa opens new gateway to global capital: continent's first international commodity and currency market goes live in Mauritius. Versi, Anver 1822
Banking on success: after the first day of proceedings at the World Bank and IMF meetings, African ministers of finance, central bank governors, ambassadors, top bankers, global investors and businesspeople gathered for the annual African Banker Awards gala dinner ceremony at Washington DCs Willard InterContinental Hotel. Ogo Okafor sent this report. Okafor, Ogo 918
Bharti Airtel, IBM deal to tranform African connectivity. 703
E-commerce -tailor-made for Africa? There is a growing conviction that e-commerce, like mobile banking, will prove to be the ideal method of doing business in Africa in the near future. Richard Seymour explains why. Seymour, Richard 1483
East Africa to boost cassava and potato. Brief article 249
From concept to reality: Managing the present, creating the future. Book review 1521
Gateway--joining up Africa. Company overview 329
Give me conferences of achievement. Versi, Anver Editorial 793
GloMessenger opens up the internet for Nigerians. Brief article 287
How the exchange works. 879
Kenya reborn. Muvenda, Anton Letter to the editor 267
Mali to rear malaria-resistant GM mosquitoes. Brief article 322
Metals go from strength to strength: the last few weeks have seen gold and tin hit record highs and strong performances from copper, nickel and steel. The IMF suggested in its recent world economic report that the supply of metals is unlikely to be able to keep pace with demand. MJ Morgan investigates market developments. Morgan, Mj 1636
Modernising an ancient system. Brief article 298
New elephant shrew species found in Kenya. Brief article 178
New products in the African market. 987
Private schools boom in Zimbabwe: before the political and economic crisis, Zimbabwe's public education system used to be one of the best in Africa. Today it is a pale shadow of its former self, but as Cecil Mapfumo reports, private schools are mushrooming, with parents happily paying small fortunes to ensure their children receive the best education available. Mapfumo, Cecil 1387
Reform, reform, reform: Nigeria is bracing itself for what has been called the 'make or break' general election scheduled for January. The focus will be on the economy and the incumbent, goodluck Jonathan, has based his campaign on the reforms he has already overseen, and has promised more to follow. Sarah Rundell reports. Rundell, Sarah 1932
South Africa to explore for valuable rare earths. 526
Telecoms in Africa: moving up to the next level. Ford, Neil; Noury, Valerie Company overview 1475
Textiles - between a rock and a hard place: South Africa's clothing and textile industry is being caught in a squeeze between the country's diplomatic and trading ties with China on the one hand, and the wholesale shedding of jobs with the closure of mills and factories because of them on the other. Tom Nevin reports. Nevin, Tom 1402
The African telecoms superstars. 1422
The final bow: A true African original. Sound recording review 744
The techno-whizz who shook a nation. 632
The world's best gold mining region? Can rival leaders get the politics right and return this minerals-wealthy country to its former glory? The risks are still there and the big investors remain nervous, but there is no doubt that gold mining in Zimbabwe is back on the move. Tom Nevin reports. Nevin, Tom 1361
What price regulation? Sinclair, Rf Letter to the editor 154
Will e-publishing revolutionise Africa's reading habits? Seymour, Richard 2190
World warms to Africa's mobile banking model. 1126

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