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  1. February 6, 2013

    Restructuring talk boosts Man Group

    Restructuring talk helped lift Man Group on Wednesday as the London market edged higher for a second day. The hedge fund...

  2. September 12, 2012

    Vodafone hit by dividend concerns

    Vodafone hit a three-month low on fears that its dividend would disappoint. Concerns centred on Vodafone’s US joint venture,...

  1. July 23, 2012

    FTSE suffers biggest drop in two months

    Evraz led the FTSE 100 to its biggest drop in two months, with shares in ­Russia’s biggest steelmaker hitting a record low...

  2. April 24, 2012

    Football chiefs attacked over Rangers sanctions

    The sale of Rangers FC has been jeopardised by sanctions from Scottish football authorities, the club’s administrators said...

  3. June 22, 2011

    Goldman Sachs note lifts London’s fund managers

    Fund managers were in demand on London’s equities market on Wednesday, after upbeat broker comment on the sector. Man Group...

  4. June 22, 2010

    Social policy: Mixed results in poverty rankings

    You do not have to travel far from the buzz and building works of Maputo before you are in a different world, on the edge of...

  5. June 22, 2010

    Novelist Mia Couto: Experience of Marxist government feeds sense of surreal

    Mia Couto has made his reputation as a novelist, but prefers to describe himself as a poet who tells stories.His tales are...

  6. June 22, 2010

    The economy: Effort to speed up pace of development

    Western donors need success stories in Africa to justify their efforts and, for 15 years or more, Mozambique’s economic...

  7. June 22, 2010

    Corruption: Donors press concerns over embezzlement

    The Centre for Public Integrity (CIP), an anti-corruption organisation, could not have picked a more appropriate setting for...

  8. January 25, 2010

    Dabs are more in Martin’s line

    From Mr David White. Sir, Martin Lukes’ imminent release from prison, reported in your columns, is most welcome. As for his...

  9. September 13, 2009

    Automation in transfer agency work becomes imperative

    In the current environment of unreliable investment values, the pressure is on for fund managers to drop the non-core parts...

  10. May 18, 2009

    Sleep-deprived managers pay price for recession

    The recession is causing the world to lose sleep - literally. The average manager is sleeping 19 per cent less than the...

  11. May 17, 2009

    Managers lose sleep over recession

    The recession is causing the world to literally lose sleep Some 40 per cent of those questioned blame the state of the...

  12. April 23, 2009

    Worse off given more of a helping hand

    The government has sought to offset its tax increases on the rich with tax credits for the less well-off - some more...

  13. April 22, 2009

    Worse off given more of a helping hand

    The government has sought to offset its tax increases on the rich with tax credits for the less well-off, some more...

  14. December 3, 2008

    There’s nobody left that can pay

    From Mr David White. Sir, With the UK’s Brown/Darling rescue package in mind, some lines from the 19th century Irish poet...

  15. November 22, 2008

    An article to appeal to the inner Viking

    From Mr David White. Sir, “Letter from Iceland” (FT Weekend Magazine, November 15/16) is the most human and informative...

  16. May 23, 2008

    The small acorns that are neither seen nor heard

    Child trust funds (CTFs) – the state-sponsored plans that were launched three years ago to encourage parents to make...

  17. December 4, 2006

    PROFILE: A project for people who have lost everything

    On the verandah of the Genocide Widows’ Association building in Kigali, Espérance Nyirarusimbi sits in concentrated silence...

  18. December 4, 2006

    THE ECONOMY: Hopes pinned on regional integration to end aid dependence

    Rwanda is one of Africa’s most remarkable recovery stories, but it is coming up against limits to its growth. “I see Rwanda...

  19. December 4, 2006

    PROFILE: Growing roses from the ashes of genocide

    Paul Wolfowitz returned from his first trip to Africa as World Bank president in June last year with a favourite quotation...

  20. December 1, 2006

    Geography has played cruel trick on landlocked African countries

    From Mr Anwarul K. Chowdhury. Sir, I would agree with David White ("A chance to bridge the gap", November 21) that now more...

  21. November 20, 2006

    TELECOMMUNICATIONS: A dynamic revolution

    By David White The mobile telephone, many people reckon, is the biggest change to have hit Africa in the past 100 years. The...

  22. November 20, 2006

    THE PRIVATE SECTOR: ‘Public resources will never be enough’

    By David White For three days last month the taps ran dry in most of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s main city with a population...

  23. November 20, 2006

    WATER SUPPLY: Uneven distribution

    By David White Drought is part of Africa’s image in the outside world. From the Horn of Africa to the western Sahel region...

  24. November 20, 2006

    TRANSPORT: Mostly by women on foot

    By David White A route designed to become a vital link between West and North Africa runs north from Dakar, capital of...

  25. November 20, 2006

    THE CHINA FACTOR: A spectacular resurgence

    By David White China’s presence in Africa reaches to the very doorstep of the African Union. Next to the pan-African...

  26. November 20, 2006

    A change to bridge the gap

    T here is a literal sense in which Africa merits that heavily loaded name, the Dark Continent. Images captured by satellite...

  27. November 20, 2006

    FINANCING: Big changes in bid for credibility

    By David White Africa had its own multilateral financing institution before Asia did. But one of its handicaps in comparison...

  28. November 20, 2006

    URBAN DEVELOPMENT: A pressing concern

    By David White From the railway track that crosses Kibera, the view is of a sea of rusting galvanised sheets, the roofs of...

  29. November 20, 2006

    ENERGY: Sixty per cent of sub-Sahara will still lack power in 2030

    By David WhiteIn Uganda, mains electricity has been off as much as on. In Ghana, it has been cut every third day. In...

  30. October 30, 2006

    SECURITY REFORM: People tired of senseless upheaval

    The general pleaded for understanding about the difficulty of the situation. “We are making every effort to abdicate...

  31. October 30, 2006

    THE ECONOMY: Where the poor get poorer

    The six years since the United Nations set out its Millennium Development Goals have been lost time for Guinea-Bissau. One...

  32. October 30, 2006

    THE DONORS: A make-or-break moment after years of conflict

    No African country is waiting with greater anxiety for firm commitments on increased international aid than Guinea-Bissau. A...

  33. October 30, 2006

    Fragile state appeals to rich donors

    The old presidential palace has a gaping cavity in its roof. Its windows are all broken or missing, and grass grows on its...

  34. October 7, 2006

    BACK FROM THE CANARIES, THEN A SHORT STOP BEFORE HOME . . .

    The tiny 1950s airport at Saint-Louis has never been so busy. This is the location - away from any likely protests - chosen...

  35. July 13, 2006

    UK backs stronger aid role for Brussels

    Britain is set to back a stronger role for the European Union in delivering aid to poor countries in a policy report...

  36. June 9, 2006

    Middle East 'must give more aid'

    Oil-rich Middle East governments should pay their share for multilateral relief efforts in Sudan and other crisis areas,...

  37. May 15, 2006

    ANNAN URGES IMMEDIATE FUNDING FOR STRONGER SECURITY FORCE TO BACK PEACE DEAL

    Kofi Annan, United Nations secretary-general, is urging rich governments to provide immediate funding for a strengthened...

  38. December 1, 2005

    $800m aid pledged to Sierra Leone

    Donors yesterday pledged $800m (€680m, £460m) to Sierra Leone as the United Nations prepared to withdraw its last...

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