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    1. December 4, 2014

      Investors pile into Ethiopia’s $1bn debut debt sale

      Ethiopia has become the poorest country ever to tap the global sovereign bond market, paying a relatively low yield of 6.625...

    2. December 2, 2014

      Ethiopia issues unfamiliar investor warning over war and famine

      Every country tapping the global sovereign bond market details the dangers investors face in its prospectus, often in a...

    Special Reports

    1. India and Globalisation 2012

      Growth has slowed at home but cash-rich, family-owned groups are still in the mood to ...
    2. The New Africa

      From Senegal to Kenya and from Morocco to Mozambique, Africa is enjoying an era of eco...
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    1. November 25, 2014

      Ethiopia plans first sovereign bond sale

      While activist Bob Geldof worries whether Africans know Christmas is coming in his new charity single, the once-famished...

    2. beyondbrics

      October 24, 2014

      Ethiopia should wake up and smell the coffee

      Ethiopia, Africa’s biggest coffee producer, will benefit from unusually dry weather in Brazil that has lowered the output...

    3. October 22, 2014

      Africa bond rally halts amid Ebola fear

      The rally in African debt markets has come to an abrupt halt as countries in the west of the continent battle to contain the...

    4. October 9, 2014

      Environmental and educational efforts lead assault on trachoma

      Some diseases are devastating because of their symptoms, some because of their outcome. Blinding trachoma is both:...

    5. October 5, 2014

      Inequalities mar Africa’s rise

      From Senegal to Kenya and from Morocco to Mozambique, Africa is enjoying an era of economic promise that has survived war...

    6. October 5, 2014

      Africa starts to become master of its own destiny

      Africa’s economy has grown fourfold since the turn of the millennium, with sub-Saharan Africa outperforming the rest of the...

    7. October 3, 2014

      Sacred Rivers, BBC2

      That we take presentation in serious documentaries for granted is illustrated on Sunday by a brace of fascinating travel...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      September 26, 2014

      Turkana smiles

      Goran Tomasevic/Reuters A Turkana boy stands inside a hut in Napak village in northwestern Kenya inside the Turkana region...

    9. August 27, 2014

      Nespresso smells opportunity in helping small coffee growers

      The chief executive of Nespresso has high hopes for coffee from South Sudan, part of the area in east Africa from where the...

    10. August 5, 2014

      Ghana tarnishes ‘Africa rising’ story

      The world has become used to the idea of Africa being on the march. In the past decade, after two decades of stagnation, the...

    11. July 10, 2014

      Calls grow for sanctions against leading figures in South Sudan

      Western and regional diplomats are pushing to secure support for UN sanctions against key figures in South Sudan’s civil war...

    12. beyondbrics

      July 7, 2014

      Out of Africa: mobile phone banking surges in EM

      Increasing numbers among an estimated 2.5bn “unbanked” people in poorer countries are turning to their mobile phones to pay...

    13. beyondbrics

      June 9, 2014

      Africa the big prize for Abraaj private equity group

      After a deal-making spree in Africa in 2013 that included investments in Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire and Kenya, private equity...

    14. June 6, 2014

      On foot through Ethiopia’s forgotten land

      A trek to the ancient cliff churches of Tigray Gebre, our guide, was getting exasperated. “It’s easy,” he said. “Women come...

    15. May 20, 2014

      African bonds lose honeymoon feeling

      Few statistics better show the rise of Africa over the last decade than the sharp increase in the number of countries in the...

    16. May 12, 2014

      Ethiopia receives first sovereign rating

      Ethiopia has received its first sovereign credit rating from the top global agencies, a step that opens the door for a...

    17. The A-List

      April 7, 2014

      What we must learn from the horrors of Rwanda

      The 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide is a time for grief, humility and reflection. The scale, speed and viciousness...

    18. March 16, 2014

      Africa hits a bump on the road to prosperity

      Data Lab: sub-Sahara African growth faces bumps in the road South of the Sahara, economies have flourished over the past...

    19. March 10, 2014

      Oxford study warns developing countries against dam projects

      An ill-advised splurge on large dams across the developing world is likely to saddle countries with big debts, according to...

    20. February 16, 2014

      Ethiopia uses electricity exports to drive ambition as an African power hub

      In a region where religious differences often lead to political tension and the threat of violence, there is one area where...

    21. January 29, 2014

      East Africa on security alert after Kenya blasts

      East African countries have put their security forces on alert after a spate of blasts in Kenya raised fears of more...

    22. January 5, 2014

      South Sudan peace talks begin in Ethiopia

      Warring parties in South Sudan have held the first face-to-face meeting since fighting started three weeks ago, raising...

    23. beyondbrics

      December 31, 2013

      Private equity in Africa: warming up for 2014

      Africa’s private equity industry, with the exception of South Africa, is at a phase of relative infancy and has its share of...

    24. December 26, 2013

      South Sudan crisis: Kenyan president arrive in Juba to mediate

      African mediators trying to broker a peace deal between warring parties in oil-rich South Sudan have held “constructive and...

    25. beyondbrics

      December 18, 2013

      MAF plans malls, ski slopes, for sub-Saharan Africa

      Majid Al Futtaim, the malls operator that brought an indoor ski slope to Dubai, is seeking to double revenues over the next...

    26. December 10, 2013

      Workforce skills: Better training in poor nations builds hope

      Birhanu Sendek has seen multiple “brain drains” from the medical school where he taught in Ethiopia. On graduation, many...

    27. November 27, 2013

      Chinese investment triggers new era of east African rail building

      A century ago, British and French engineers built vast railways through east Africa to export their coffee and tea to...

    28. Material World

      November 7, 2013

      Another bid for e-tail immortality: TOM's Marketplace

      There’s a new competitor in the etail space, with a relatively original hook. This is, of course, the brass ring of on-line...

    29. beyondbrics

      November 2, 2013

      The Weekender, November 2

      The week in emerging markets, including our most read, five things we have learned and some long reads for the weekend. Plus...

    30. beyondbrics

      October 30, 2013

      Ethiopia private equity: where Schulze goes, others follow

      Addis Ababa: hello PE When I heard about the US investor, Gabriel Schulze, who’d gone out on a limb and started up...

    31. October 30, 2013

      Portrait of a frontier investor

      No sooner had US investor Gabriel Schulze moved to China to gain a foothold in the world’s most promising untapped markets...

    32. beyondbrics

      October 15, 2013

      Guest post: why China's slowdown won't put the brakes on Africa's growth

      By Andrew Brown of Emerging Capital Partners Last week the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted a further drop in...

    33. October 12, 2013

      African nations ask ICC to suspend cases against Kenya and Sudan

      The African Union has ratcheted up its pressure on the International Criminal Court to suspend cases against the leaders of...

    34. October 7, 2013

      World Bank raises forecast for Africa growth

      The World Bank has raised its economic outlook for sub-Saharan Africa next year, saying that “strong domestic demand”...

    35. beyondbrics

      October 6, 2013

      Week ahead: Oct 7-13

      The week ahead in emerging markets: Obama misses out on two high-profile Asia summits, Yum and Cargill report earnings, the...

    36. The World

      October 2, 2013

      Reporting back: Katrina Manson on Somaliland

      In our Reporting Back series, we ask FT foreign correspondents to tell us about a recent trip. Katrina Manson, the FT’s east...

    37. September 18, 2013

      Study highlights scale of African doctors ‘brain drain’

      The number of African doctors working in the US soared by almost two-fifths over a decade, according to a study showing the...

    38. September 17, 2013

      Breakaway Somaliland hopes to become gateway for Horn of Africa

      The wreckage of fighter jets and goats nibbling the grass alongside the newly laid tarmac at Somaliland’s small Hargeisa...

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