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Africa: Building resilient economies through regional integration

The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) launched by the ECA, AfDB and the AUC, calls for African economies to deepen their integration.
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New market: Light steel frame building method holds potential

Light steel frame building (LSFB) materials hold the potential for quick, accurate building construction and new market opportunities for South Africa.
4th annual Regional Energy Summit: West Africa

Key investors and African utilities brought in to enhance the energy...

APUA partners with RES: West in Senegal to deliver key investors and Africa utilities to the conversation around West Africa's energy mix.
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Counting on the WEF on Africa to be powerful

Ed's note: Will the gathered leaders find consensus and deliver some solutions from this year's World Economic Forum on Africa taking place in Cape Town?

Beyond the tipping point: Is solar and wind enough for our...

As more solar and wind enter the energy market, it spells good news for our air, water and health but why is it happening? Eaton explores the tipping point.
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How energy can work better for Africans, Billions at Play

African economies are undergoing a transformative period and Africans capable to the continent successful, writes NJ Ayuk in his book - Billions at Play.

Rwanda tops global ratings in macroeconomic management

In terms of macroeconomic management, Rwanda continues to top the CPIA ratings both in Africa and around the globe with a score of 4.0.

Zambia must use renewable natural resource to revive its economy

Zambia's economic growth is forecast to weaken to 2.5% in 2019, unless the country take advantage of its renewable natural resource to revive its economy.
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Why Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation remains challenging

Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation remains challenging despite the bold and courageous policy measures taken by the new government.
Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation

Africa pledges to deliver a sustainable Blue Economy

The prospect of a fully sustainable Blue Economy for Africa gathered significant momentum following the second Africa Blue Economy Forum held in Tunis.

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