Nbr. 443, July - July 2017
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- Ghana looks to develop Bauxite reserves.
- Kenya introduces new generic HIV drug.
- Kenyan budget carrier prepares to soar.
- Miners challenge SA's new mining law.
- Nigeria eyes new oil field development.
- Tanzania paves way for deal renegotiation.
- Ten thousand Chinese businesses active in Africa--McKinsey.
- Making migration work again: instead of investing in ineffective deterrents, can policymakers focus on creating a conducive environment for both refugees and economic migrants to travel across borders safely?
- "Youth unemployment is Africa's greatest challenge": the chairman of Heirs Holdings talks to African Business about the outlook for business across the continent.
- A new reality for oil prices.
- Scaling Africa's solar infrastructure.
- Shaky times for Pretoria: South Africa has entered recession, the outlook for the mining sector is uncertain and manufacturing growth has been disappointing.
- South Africa: still the jewel in Africa's crown?: South Africa's economy is in the doldrums but one of its leading industrialists points to key factors that give rise to a more optimistic point of view.
- Inquiry into state capture allegations should not be delayed: African Business speaks to the woman behind South Africa's explosive "state capture" report into allegations of possible high-level corruption.
- Africa's pharmaceutical conundrum: the import of low-cost generic drugs benefits patients but holds back the growth of domestic production.
- Africa's healthcare challenge will not be met by public finances alone: stronger partnership with business is a key priority for the WHO in Africa, the organisation's regional head tells African Business.
- The value of good healthcare.
- Africans need to invest in each other's economies: against the background of a sluggish global economy, intra-African investment is essential for realising the "Africa rising" narrative.
- China's role as catalyst of African industry: as the Ethiopian case shows, opening the industrial sector to Chinese investment can boost the growth of new industries.
- Mauritius commercial bank: positioned for the long term Mauritius Commercial Bank's new CEO speaks to African Business about the bank's key areas for medium-term growth and its vision for the longer term.
- China's new silk road gets off the mark: the landmark $1 trillion one belt, one road initiative looks set to reshape global trade, but will Africa benefit?
- Fighting the pest that is ravaging Africa's agriculture: tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm is a top priority if Africa's food security is to be Safeguarded.
- We need to wage war on the economic marginalisation of women: with the World Economic Forum estimating it will take 170 years to close the economic gender gap, what can be done to unlock more opportunities for women in Africa and across the globe?
- Old rivals scramble for votes as Kenya goes to the polls: a tense and unpredictable presidential campaign pits opposition leader Raila Odinga against incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta in a re-run of the 2013 contest.
- Egypt's IMF reforms: good for markets, bad for Egyptians?
- It's time for African oil producers to get serious about diversification: with a return to the boom years of oil prices unlikely, Africa's producers are faced with some hard decisions.