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Articles from African Business (March 1, 2015)

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$1.9 bn: Actis launches $1.9bn renewable platform. Brief article 154
'A future full of light'. 2014
A 'good crisis'? The international community should prioritise debt cancellation for countries hit by the Ebola crisis, and reassess their approach to development assistance. Guest, Peter 790
A place of dignity and joy: while the great Angolan public housing programmes continues apace, the capital itself is undergoing a major makeover' that, when completed, will turn this old city into perhaps Africa's most modern and attractive place to live. 1596
A story of slavery, protectionism and war-capitalism. Williams, Stephen Book review 456
A straight line to prosperity. 1223
A triumph of transformation: Director of Housing, Ministry of Urbanism and Habitat. da Silva, Adriano 857
Africa's hottest investment destination: ANIP CEO, Maria Luisa Abrantes. Versi, Anver Interview 1164
African art breaks out online: the contemporary African art market is growing rapidly as wealthy Africans and global collectors wake up to its value, and as auctions go online. Dalby, Alexa 873
African tablet maker plans retail, manufacturing. Brief article 124
Angola indicators: Angola's motto is Virtus Unita Fortior, a Latin phrase meaning "Virtue is stronger when united". Statistical data 583
Angola suspends projects. Brief article 105
Banks prepare for capital markets surge: dealmakers are still circling in African markets in preparation for a strong year of corporate and sovereign activity on debt and equity markets. Guest, Peter 972
Building the Pearl of Africa. 1768
Cabinda 'The Kuwait' of Africa. 709
Cities and economic transformation. Amoako, K.Y. Report 724
Cities can overcome legacy of conflict. Kacyira, Aisa Kirabo 1148
Cities top African development agenda. Mbassi, Jean-Pierre 691
Commodity middlemen move out of the shadows: major trading houses are attracting greater scrutiny as they move away from their traditional role and invest along commodity value chains. Thomas, David 1758
Consortium seeks clearance for JSE competitor. Brief article 127
Cooperation key to Indian Ocean prosperity: integration and harmonisation will allow island members of the IOC to find competitive advantages, secretary general Jean Claude de L'Estrac says. Ackbarally, Nasseem 728
Correction. Correction notice 102
Curries, cakes--but no cash: annually, DHL fields a range of odd requests from its clients, from foodstuffs to wildlife. 482
Designing for the future: Luanda's grand master plan, designed to turn the capital of Angola into a city fit for 21st century living, is in the works and should be completed by mid this year. 717
Destination guide: Maputo: Mozambique's capital has long attracted tourists from South Africa and Europe, but the country's economic emergence has brought a new class of travellers to the city. Jacobs, Sherelle 886
Djibouti deepens Ethiopia links. Brief article 190
Early-stage risk casts shadow over solar: investors' reluctance to invest in the early stages of infrastructure projects in Africa is holding back the development of renewable energy on the continent. Guest, Peter 1324
Economic dimension of urban policy. Turok, Ivan Report 1487
Economy: rising from the ashes. 2616
Eight in the running for AfDB. 154
Ethiopian coffee smallholders seek global markets: coffee farmers in Ethiopia's Belete-Gera forest are working with the Japanese government and private industry to tap into the world market for artisan coffee. Jeffrey, James 888
Facebook sparks net neutrality battle: the app is designed to bring millions of Africans online but net neutrality campaigners warn that its dominance could harm competition. Jackson, Tom 1421
Floods hit Malawi's recovery: devastating floods have displaced thousands and are likely to undermine agriculture-led economic growth, prompting calls to invest in diversification. Masina, Lameck 810
GE: 'reverse innovation' powers healthcare tech: governments are increasingly focusing on defining and delivering healthcare outcomes, rather than buying equipment. Guest, Peter Interview 592
Housing the people of Angola. Report 2128
IC events. Calendar 207
Let us build with joy: President, Union of Architects of Angola, Victor Leonel A.C. Miguel. 646
Make us dream. Yedder, Omar Ben 678
Mauritius boosts its maritime economy: the Mauritian government hopes to create an oil bunkering hub in Port Louis to capture a greater share of the ship servicing business. Ackbarally, Nasseem 782
Naira slides as investors flee. Brief article 170
Nigeria oil industry goes into survival mode: a global slump in crude prices will throw up winners and losers in Nigeria's oil and gas sector, as the industry goes into survival mode. Cross, Richard 2246
Nigeria turns to taxes. Brief article 185
Nigeria: democracy delayed: the Independent National Electoral Commission in Nigeria has pushed back the country's elections by six weeks, citing security concerns. Mordi, Frederick 862
Oil price weighs on M&A deals: low, uncertain oil prices could pin back dealmaking in Africa's hydrocarbon sector this year after two strong years for mergers and acquisitions. Thomas, David 978
Plan with the people, not for the people. Omisore, Tokunbo 1293
Retail brands tap East African markets. 334
Saving Kariba: the race is on to repair the massive Kariba Dam on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, as engineers warn that erosion threatens its great wall. Nevin, Tom 1270
Taking pressure off Africa's oceans: fish farming could be a major source of economic growth and food security in Africa, but experts worry that rapid expansion presents environmental risks. Mulligan, Gabriella 491
Taxing times for African mining: the mining sector is likely to see restructurings and write-downs as falling commodity prices and political risk hit the industry. Parker, Gillian 1391
Tempered in the inferno of history. 2791
The cure: Africa's healthcare systems may be transitioning out of decades of internationally funded crisis mode', and moving towards more sustainable models of public and private care provision. Guest, Peter Cover story 3908
The micro-industrial revolution: as the costs of 3D printers fall, entrepreneurs are looking to the technology as an alternative way to get onto the manufacturing value chain. Toesland, Finbarr; Cross, Richard 814
The reputation game: African public relations is moving on from 'reputation laundering' as multinationals and local businesses look for more sophisticated communications. Jacobs, Sherelle 994
The shape of African cities. Statistical data 2686
The social imperative. da Conceicao e Silva, Jose Antonio Maria Interview 1886
When social good outweighs profit. Stibbe, Eytan 1068
Where life lives. Versi, Anver Report 5527
Why African cities? Versi, Anver Editorial 1644
Why maintenance is vitas. Venancio, Antonio F. 1574
Wild at the edges: CFO, Imogestin-SA, Branca do Espirito Santo. 1220
Winemakers' silver standard targets imitators: as South African wine grows in reputation and value, so too does the impetus for counterfeiting, and the country's winemakers are ramping up their investment in security. Nevin, Tom 782

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