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A new phase of China-Africa cooperation

Peace and security will move up the agenda

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his counterparts from 40 African governments came together for the Third Round of Political Consultations during the meeting of the Unite...


More boots on the ground

After despatching two military missions in 18 months, President Hollande’s whole Africa policy is taking on a new seriousness

The loss of two soldiers just days into the Opération Sangaris deployment in Central African Republic reminded French President François Hollande of the human –...


Security crises threaten economic success

A new model for intervention forces emerges in Congo-Kinshasa, as financial pressures mount on other UN operations

A team of ambassadors from the United Nations Security Council flew from New York to Congo-Kinshasa, just as the season of UN General Assembly debates and high-level meetings was e...


Taylor goes down alone

Taylor loses his appeal against war crimes conviction as governments demand changes in international courts

The Special Court for Sierra Leone's confirmation on 26 September of the 50-year sentence for war crimes of Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia, comes as African govern...


A gamble on secession

A private company claiming to have bought oil licences from three governments in exile is looking for investors. Several prominent secessionists sit on its advisory board

Kilimanjaro Capital is not the first company to try selling mineral rights in territories claimed by secessionist movements but it must be one of the most bizarre. It claims to hav...


Beny bites back

Beny Steinmetz, the Israeli mining magnate who has massive investments in Congo-Kinshasa and Guinea, is suing the public relations company FTI Consulting and its Europe Chairman, L...


Harsh truths and high growth

As Western bankers and traders cheer higher growth rates, Africa’s economists sound alarms about the lack of investment in manufacturing and new jobs

Celebrating Africa’s impressive growth rates over the past decade has become a growth industry of its own. Africa’s economies have been outpacing Eastern Europe, the Middle East an...


The financial ties that bind

While China’s policy banks are lending to governments, India’s commercial banks are on the ground working with businesses and consumers

Chinese state-run policy banks may be leading the way in providing state-to-state finance, but commercial banks from India are capitalising on their historical ties with East Afric...

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Timeline of the ICBC - Standard Bank deals

ICBC's investment in Standard Bank has not delivered all that it promised, but it has nonetheless led to some key financing packages

Key events from November 2008 to August 2012


Asian banks spread across the continent

Some banks have been on the continent for decades but the rise in trade levels over the last decade has driven more competition to Africa

AAC's got it mapped


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