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Africa 2017 Forum sets strong development agenda

Political leaders and economic decision-makers from across Africa attended the Africa 2017 Forum in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, in December. African Business looks at some of the highlights of the event.

UAE trade with Africa rockets

The UAE’s ties have traditionally been with North Africa, but a number of factors are now persuading Emirati firms to look south of the Sahara.

Africa’s cotton industry looks to the future

In September, Africa’s cotton industry held its annual summit. Mitigating environmental damage, increasing market share and the impact of new technologies were high on the agenda.

Are Egypt’s IMF-imposed reforms working?

Egypt has devalued its currency and reduced subsidies. Exporters are benefiting, but the country’s citizens have been hit hard by the erosion of their incomes.