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Concessions clear the way for Bong Mine

Activists won better terms for local communities from the Chinese investors in mine and railway works

Protestors celebrated a victory in September after China Union, Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation and the China-Africa Development Bank agreed to employ more local people and do mor...


Beijing will connect your call

The government does not want to liberalise the telecommunications sector and has hired Chinese contractors to carry out much-needed improvements

On 18 August, the acting Chief Executive Officer of state-owned telecoms operator Ethio Telecom, Andualem Admassie, signed the second of two US$800 million deals that will drastica...


Security climbs the agenda

Tokyo plans to increase its security presence in Africa next year and Prime Minister Abe discussed piracy and terrorism when in Djibouti in August

In response to the January 2013 attack on the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to spend a chunk of Tokyo’s 2014 defence budget on launching a m...


Grab first, drop later

Addis Ababa reconsiders policies after India-backed agribusiness projects fail to deliver

Ethiopia is rethinking its land policies after the failure by India’s large agribusiness ventures, which have also drawn much criticism from non-governmental organisations, t...


The numbers game

The government's White Paper on Africa reported that trade rose to a new record of US$198.5 bn. in 2012, but the report lacks the detail other governments provide

China’s trade and investment in Africa continues to rise rapidly since it became the continent’s largest trading partner in 2009, new Chinese government statistics show...


Pham Binh Minh

Foreign Minister, Vietnam

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh was busy in southern Africa during August, following up on his government’s initiatives to increase trade levels and win business deals for st...


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Rahul Dhir

CEO, Delonex Energy, Britain

Delonex Energy was launched by Rahul Dhir in 2012. The former boss of oil company Cairn India is now working with Warburg Pincus, a large United States-based private equity firm, t...


Mohd Emir Mavani Abdullah

President, Felda Global Ventures, Malaysia

Mohd Emir Mavani Abdullah became the new President of Malaysian palm oil producer Felda Global Ventures on 17 July. As new regulations and a shrinking supply of land push agribusin...


CNPC suspended

Caught by a surprise inspection, the Chinese company that has worked in the Bongor Basin since 2007 faces huge financial and reputational losses

Chad has frozen the activities of China National Petroleum Corporation after inspectors found the company was dumping waste oil in holes dug in the ground in the Bongor Basin. If t...


Vicente and China Sonangol

A case brought against Vice-President Manuel Vicente accuses him of breaking the law through his continuing directorship at China Sonangol

Angola's Vice-President Manuel Domingos Vicente is facing demands for his impeachment, following revelations that he secretly renewed his official position on the board of China So...


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