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Le Duong Quang

Deputy Commerce and Industry Minister, Vietnam

The Vietnam-Africa Friendship and Cooperation Association elected Deputy Commerce Minister Le Duong Quang as its President for the 2013-2018 period at its 18 October national congr...


    Vol 7 (AAC) No 1 |
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Tsuyoshi Okamoto

President, Tokyo Gas, Japan

Under Tsuyoshi Okamoto’s leadership, Japan’s Tokyo Gas is preparing to invest in its first liquefied natural gas projects in Africa. Executive Vice-President Shigeru Mu...


Dilemmas over power cuts and shortages

With regular power outages and Harare in the grips of a water crisis, the government needs money fast

The inability of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front government to maintain sufficient levels of food production, energy and water supplies is a major problem for l...


Sparklers for Beijing

Chinese companies are seeking new joint venture partners and buying stakes in established companies to increase the supply of rough diamonds to Chinese markets

While Beijing is getting ready to take its turn at the presidency of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, Chinese companies are busy launching a new investment drive in the ...


Chinese partners make mining projects viable

With less money around for mining investments, companies are taking on multiple partners

Like many other mining companies, Mwana Africa and its Chief Executive Officer Kalaa Mpinga are not just counting on one company for finance for future mining projects. With less m...


Lasro Simbolon

Director of African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia

Provincial governments should be the drivers of Indonesia-Africa trade, according to Jakarta’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


Closing tax loopholes

Mauritius will host another round of talks to discuss amending a controversial tax treaty, as the finance sector shifts its focus to Africa

Mauritius has invited Indian officials to a new round of discussions, in early October, on the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) signed by the two countries in 1982. This ...


Wooing Juba

Talks about a loan worth US$1-2 billion and finance for mining and energy projects show the growing strength of relations

Diplomats from Beijing continue their courtship of the South Sudan government, with substantive talks about new billion-dollar loans and promises of Chinese diplomatic support. All...


Controversy over contracts

Irregularities in the award of multimillion-dollar telecommunications contracts to two Chinese companies lead to their cancellation


The titanium rush

The government has warned Chinese company Hong Ti Minerals to develop its mining project quickly as other Chinese firms join the hunt

Such is the competition for Mozambique’s mining permits that the government has threatened to revoke licences from companies that do not quickly develop their concessions. Mi...


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