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The 3rd Tana Forum to discuss the Impacts of Illicit Financial Flows on Peace and Security in Africa from April 26-27 , 2014, Bahir Dar, ETHIOPIA The Third Tana High -Level Forum on Security in Africa will take place from...
Carlos Lopes at the Yale African Development Colloquium on Monday, said a new brand of Africa is emerging; “one that exudes confidence, attractiveness for investments and that has considerably lowered risk, with investment reaching US$50 billion in 2012.” New Haven,...
Has recent Sub-Saharan African growth translated into improved living conditions for ordinary Africans? By Andy McKay High rates of African growth reported in many Sub-Saharan African countries raises concerns about living standards for ordinary African people, with many reporting shortages of...
There is an increasing international perception that Africa is standing now at a turning point. It has become one of the world’s top growth areas (5.6% per annum) thanks to the structural reforms being put in place and its...
There is an increasing international perception that Africa is standing now at a turning point. It has become one of the world’s top growth areas (5.6% per annum) thanks to the structural reforms being put in place and its...
Luxury, a new type of luxury,  a new definition?  The definition of luxury is changing, from one that alluded to expense and quality, to another that now includes sentimental, cultural, moral and ethical considerations.  Africa, its resources, its science,...
Determinants of bank profitability in Nigeria: an empirical assessment  by W. U Ani, D.O Ugwunta, I. J Ezeudu and G. O Ugwuanyi Given the recent developments in the Nigerian banking industry, only a profitable banking sector is better able to withstand...
Total external financial flows to Africa reached a new record high in 2012, totalling USD 182 billion, driven by FDI and remittances. there have been two major trends: Remittances overtook aid and FDI for the first time and became...
In a bid to find a lasting solution to the political problems in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations (UN) is looking at, among others, the sources from which the different rebel groups in Congo derive...

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