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  1. July 11, 2014

    The new baby boom

    The grey tower blocks that wrap around the Gascoigne Children’s Centre in Barking, east London, are in various forms of...

  2. July 6, 2014

    UK charity collaborates with MBAs to improve cancer care

    More than 40 students from business schools in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas will assist World Child Cancer this...

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  1. Investing in Nigeria

    Revised data show Nigeria’s economy is growing rapidly with gross domestic product muc...
  2. Nigeria: Energy 2013

    Hopes rise in battle to beat power deficit...
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  1. July 6, 2014

    Gunmen kill 22 in Kenya coast attacks

    Al-Qaeda-linked militants have claimed responsibility for overnight massacres along Kenya’s coast – the third such attack in...

  2. July 4, 2014

    Meet the dean: Enase Okonedo, Lagos Business School

    Enase Okonedo believes she has one of the most difficult deans’ jobs in the world. As boss of Lagos Business School in...

  3. June 29, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – June 30 Visit Italy 55 delegates from 20 business schools across Europe are meeting at an Association of MBAs forum...

  4. FT Photo Diary

    June 27, 2014

    Faces of the missing

    Erik De Castro/Reuters Students from an all-girls Catholic school, St Scholastica’s College, wear masks depicting kidnapped...

  5. June 25, 2014

    More than 20 killed in Nigeria blast

    At least 21 people were killed and 17 badly injured on Wednesday when a suspected car bomb exploded outside a shopping...

  6. FT Photo Diary

    June 25, 2014

    Getting Messi at the World Cup

    Stefano Rellandini/Reuters Argentinian fans wear masks as they attend the 2014 World Cup Group F football match against...

  7. beyondbrics

    June 24, 2014

    Geopolitics eclipse EM growth as top investor worry - survey

    Geopolitical risks rank as the top worry among global investors, eclipsing economic concerns such as a weakening Chinese...

  8. June 22, 2014

    Governor’s election signals strength of ruling party in Nigeria

    Nigeria’s ruling People’s Democratic party has regained control of a state in the opposition-dominated southwest in a vote...

  9. June 20, 2014

    Shell wins early round in Nigeria case

    The High Court has ruled in favour of Shell on a number of pre-trial issues ahead of a court case being brought by 15,000...

  10. beyondbrics

    June 20, 2014

    Internet retailer tapping into diaspora dollars

    Money sent home by Nigeria’s emigrant workers traditionally covers basic expenses like housing, education and medicine....

  11. beyondbrics

    June 19, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Pentagon cautious on Iraq air strikes | Obama administration considers drones, but military officials say...

  12. June 18, 2014

    Liechtenstein agrees to return Abacha’s stolen €167m to Nigeria

    Liechtenstein’s government has agreed to return to Nigeria €167m linked to the late General Sani Abacha, ending the...

  13. beyondbrics

    June 18, 2014

    Guest post: how fast is Africa really growing?

    By Razia Khan of Standard Chartered Bank Africa is rising, but poor data availability means that we can’t be sure by how...

  14. June 12, 2014

    PZ Cussons profits hit by weak currencies

    PZ Cussons, the company behind Imperial Leather and Carex soaps, said that its full-year profits would have been 17 per cent...

  15. June 12, 2014

    Kenya increases size of economy by fifth in statistical revision

    Kenya’s economy is a fifth larger than previously estimated, the government has told foreign investors looking to buy into...

  16. June 12, 2014

    Goodluck Jonathan faces challenge from anti-corruption ex-general

    Muhammadu Buhari, who could emerge as the main challenger to Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan at next year’s elections,...

  17. June 12, 2014

    Oil prices jump on Iraq violence fears

    The price of Brent oil has risen to its highest level in six months on fears the escalating violence in Iraq could hit...

  18. The World

    June 11, 2014

    Football teams that hold nations together

    The political leaders of all 32 nations competing in the World Cup will be praying for a good performance from their...

  19. June 11, 2014

    Prospect of Iran’s return poses problem for Opec

    In the days before an Opec meeting the financial press pack descends on Vienna. The media fan out across the city hoping to...

  20. June 10, 2014

    Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund to invest up to $1.8bn in renminbi

    Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund plans to invest up to $1.8bn in renminbi this year, in what would be one of the largest...

  21. June 9, 2014

    Nigeria’s Jonathan still the man to beat despite leadership criticism

    Few African heads of state have experienced a drubbing at the hands of traditional and social media quite like Nigeria’s...

  22. 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...

  23. June 8, 2014

    Nigeria’s ousted bank governor appointed emir of Kano

    Lamido Sanusi, the ousted governor of the central bank of Nigeria and one of the most outspoken critics of President...

  24. June 6, 2014

    Tens of thousands of Nigerians gather to mourn emir of Kano

    Tens of thousands of people gathered in the ancient city of Kano on Friday for the burial of Nigeria’s longest serving, and...

  25. beyondbrics

    June 6, 2014

    Brazil: missing out in Africa

    Remember the days when Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva sought to make Latin America’s largest country...

  26. June 5, 2014

    Nigeria’s central bank chief aims for gradual rate reduction

    Nigeria’s new central bank governor has signalled his intention to pursue a gradual reduction in interest rates – raising...

  27. June 5, 2014

    Boko Haram kills dozens in assault on Nigerian villages

    Dozens of civilians have been massacred in three villages in Nigeria’s remote north east in the latest attacks carried out...

  28. June 5, 2014

    Opec focus switches to supply challenge

    When Opec last met six months ago the discussion in and around its secretariat building in central Vienna centred on how the...

  29. beyondbrics

    June 4, 2014

    Guest post: the G7 must act on transparency and corruption

    By Mo Ibrahim of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation As G7 leaders meet in Brussels, it’s worth reflecting for a moment on the changes...

  30. June 4, 2014

    African cement: Dangote’s day?

    Touring a cement plant is, actually, quite interesting. It might also help to explain how Dangote Cement – a jewel in the...

  31. beyondbrics

    June 4, 2014

    Nigeria stock exchange flies in spite of Boko Haram, with help from MSCI

    Nigeria is receiving a large influx in foreign portfolio flows in spite of investors’ unease following the terror campaign...

  32. beyondbrics

    June 2, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * China overtakes Japan as top robot buyer | Rising wage costs and growing competition is forcing the former...

  33. June 1, 2014

    Nigeria bomb blast kills at least 14

    June 1 (Reuters) – A bomb blast targeting a television viewing centre for football in northeast Nigeria killed at least 14...

  34. June 1, 2014

    Women in business – Kudiratu Usman, MBA graduate

    Kudiratu Usman is a recent MBA graduate of the University of Maryland College in the US, where she studied online while...

  35. beyondbrics

    May 29, 2014

    "Africa Rising" - but can it duck the commodity curse?

    Following Nigeria's example? The International Monetary Fund’s “Africa Rising” conference opened in Maputo with gushing...

  36. The World

    May 23, 2014

    Empty symbolism of UN's blacklist of Boko Haram

      Nigerian teachers at a rally in Lagos protesting against the abduction of 200 schoolgirls and the killing of 173 of their...

  37. beyondbrics

    May 23, 2014

    A new frontier: Africa's "explosive" homebrew market

    In the 1980s Yvonne Chaka Chaka released a hit single called Umqombothi, the Xhosa word for homebrew beer. The song...

  38. beyondbrics

    May 22, 2014

    FT interview: Nigeria seeks to reassure investors

    The Nigerian economy has enough resilience to ride out the wave of Boko Haram terror attacks, the country’s finance minister...

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