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Growing unease over China in Africa

China’s new President Xi Jinping turned his trip to the Brics summit in Durban, Cape Town in March into an excursion with visits to a number of African countries the Chinese economic dragon is trading with and investing in.…

Africa: A powerhouse on the Rise

Africa’s rapid rates of urbanisation and population growth are creating one of the fastest growing labour forces and consumer markets in the world.

Local Is Sweeter

The Nigerian government’s ban on the importation of packaged sugar into the country, which took effect from 1st January 2013, is in line with its determination to protect local industries and to stimulate economic growth, writes Frederick Mordi.…