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Business and human rights in Africa

Business and human rights in Africa   Companies are adopting a multifaceted approach to navigate the complex Business and Human Rights landscape in Africa. Experts Pooja Dela and Paula-Ann Novotny from law firm Webber Wentzel, takes a retrospective look at the practical experiences gained over the past year, and the emerging trends shaping the landscape […]

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Africa will prosper with more Africa-to-Africa business

Africa will prosper with more Africa-to-Africa business Businesses in Africa need to be more serious about doing business in Africa. This, for Ivorian businessman Boris Konan, is the best solution to building a more prosperous Africa.  By Melanie-Ann Feris Konan, who was born and raised in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, is a serial entrepreneur. He created

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African index lifts the lid on USD70-billion trade opportunity

African index lifts the lid on USD70-billion trade opportunity The first-ever biannual African trade index has been launched. The index lifts the lid on the continent’s USD70-billion trade opportunity. Yesterday saw the inaugural publication of Standard Bank’s Africa Trade Barometer. The barometer is expected to become Africa’s leading trade index. According to Philip Myburgh, Head

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WhyAfrica’s magazine printed and packed for African road trip

WhyAfrica’s magazine printed and packed for African road trip The April issue of WhyAfrica’s magazine is out and now available in print as well! Readers will be able to hold it in their hands for the first time since we started publishing the magazine last year. The magazine will be handed out across South Africa,

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Africa needs to conquer Mount Probable

Africa needs to conquer Mount Probable Geopolitical turmoil in a bi-polar world has placed African leaders in a peculiar position. Many African countries were beneficiaries of Russian support in the form of military hardware, troops, or financial backing during the heyday of the cold war and in their struggle against colonialism. These historical links with

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Let’s change the narrative on Africa in the USA says Adesina

Let’s change the narrative on Africa in the USA, says Adesina According to African Development Bank (AfDB) President Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina a concerted effort to change the narrative on Africa in the United States is necessary to attract increased investments into the continent. Dr Adesina said the need for advocacy in the United States

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