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Articles from African Business (August 1, 2012)

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$150,000 Innovation Prize for Africa 2013. Brief article 194
$1bn East Africa's advertising market is worth around. 127
$72bn African governments and private sources. Brief article 119
$8bn copper worth $8bn is expected to be produced in Africa this year. Brief article 105
Africa gets fit for better business. 4640
Africa's second only to Asia--Commerzbank. Brief article 190
African women fight for inclusive growth. Conference notes 152
Blood in the mobile? Conflict and commodities. Williams, Stephen Book review 1491
Botswana graduates from St George's. Brief article 204
Business accelerator and seed fund launches in Uganda. Brief article 111
Bwa beats: a tower of power. Williams, Stephen Sound recording review 676
Can lipstick conquer poverty? Brief article 138
Durban's big dig: Durban, South Africa's busiest port, is to get a new container harbour. It will be situated at the site of the old Durban international airport, which was scrapped just prior to the 2010 Fifa World Cup. Tom Nevin has the details. Nevin, Tom 1194
ECP invests in Nairobi Java House. Brief article 228
English Football clubs link with Africa. Brief article 136
Ethiopia's female business champions: Ethiopia is one of the world's fastest-growing countries and one of the reasons for its dramatic growth is the unprecedented spurt of entrepreneurship that has gripped the nation. Ethiopian women are now combining their long-standing tradition for niche businesses with modern practices to become a driving force in the country's growth. Dominique Magada profiles some of the front runners. Magada, Dominique 1710
Ethiopia-Kenya electricity grid plan. Brief article 127
Excessive red tape compounds economic malaise: Kenya's growth slowed down in 2011, largely as a result of high import costs and bad weather, but it has also emerged that the country's ministries failed to utilise their budgetary allocations, thus accentuating rising prices and adding to low productivity. Wanjohi Kabukuru reports from Nairobi. Kabukuru, Wanjohi Statistical data 1312
For Africa, energy is destiny. Stith, Charles R. Column 1298
Ghana after John Atta Mills the sudden death of John Atta Mills has set the cat among the pigeons in terms of his succession, the country's power balance, investments and growth. Expect a few tense months leading to elections at the end of the year, writes Alexa Dalby. Dalby, Alexa 1584
Is irresponsible rhetoric killing South Africa's golden goose? Although South Africa has in excess of a potential trillion dollars in mineral resources, its mining sector is struggling Populist rhetoric on nationalisation, and contradictory government statements are not helping matters. MJ Morgan describes the tensions within the industry. Morgan, MJ 1681
Is there room for returnees? Baker, Marjanne Brief article 219
James Mwangi a life stranger than fiction: editor Anver Versi profiles Kenya's James Mwangi, CEO of Equity Bank, who has won the world's most coveted award for business leaders - the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mwangi's story is a fascinating and inspiring account of triumph against severe odds. Versi, Anver Company overview 3179
Kenya's mobile base grows by 4%. Statistical data 125
Kenyan invents gas gadget. Brief article 142
Less talk, more action on PPP needed: while there is a great deal of talk about how the private sector could work with African governments to begin to roll back Africa's huge infrastructural gap, very little in terms of regulation is actually happening. Finance, we are told, is not the problem; the problem is a lack of trust between the private sector and governments. Tom Nevin has been talking to industry players. Nevin, Tom 1259
Looming spectre of the four Horsemen: one year ago, we reported on the birth of the world's newest nation, South Sudan and the celebrations that followed. A year later, the party is well and truly over. The young country finds itself in a desperate plight, scarred by ethnic conflicts, humanitarian crisis and the loss of its principal source of income. By Anver Versi with additional reporting by Wanjohi Kabukuru. Versi, Anver; Kabukurn, Wanjohi Column 1411
Major brands in Africa. Jacobs, Sherelle Company overview 2207
Multinationals 'steal' $50bn per year from Africa. Versi, Anver 737
Seychelles, small but perfectly formed: guest Columnist Said Adejumobi works in the governance and public administration division of the UNECA. He recently paid his first visit to the Seychelles and what he observed there has left an abiding impression. Adejumobi, Said Column 1082
State of Nigeria. Igie-Iheanacho, Heleene Letter to the editor 311
Swahili app for Tanzanian farmers. Brief article 104
Taking out the logs in our eyes. Kaduki, Joyce Brief article 227
The African food and beverages industry: the shopping revolution. Jacobs, Sherelle 1913
The supermarket boom. Jacobs, Sherelle; Versi, Anver 1561
Top hotel group launches in Cote d'Ivoire. Brief article 160
West Africa/India trade. Brief article 196
When the hunter becomes the hunted. Mordi, Frederick 2074
Women entrepreneurs get $1.2m boost. Brief article 109
Zambian Breweries to open $90m plant. Brief article 111

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