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    1. February 18, 2015

      Sub-Saharan nations line up to sell bonds

      Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to continue last year’s credit binge in spite of repeated warnings about the possible dire...

    2. beyondbrics

      February 13, 2015

      Rwanda stock market wins prize listing

      It might be one of the world’s tiniest stock markets, with only six listed companies, but a seventh addition has just...

    Special Reports

    1. Doing Business in Rwanda 2012

      The latest debacle over border is distracting attention from successes in fostering ec...
    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. beyondbrics

      January 21, 2015

      Guest post: spread of internet transforms Africa

      By Costanza Gallo, TEDxRoma Internet penetration in Africa is transforming business and society – as well as enabling the...

    2. December 30, 2014

      Oil slump sours Africa debt sweet spot

      African debt was once a rare sighting on frontier markets, a territory inhabited by only the most adventurous of creditors....

    3. FT Data

      December 19, 2014

      Video feature: Refugees in America

      Parkview Gardens, a short subway ride from the White House, is an unlikely home of the free and the brave. Half of the 600...

    4. December 12, 2014

      Coming soon: The refugees’ tale

      Ten thousand refugees resettle in America every year — to lives filled with unexpected challenges and difficulties. Manar,...

    5. November 7, 2014

      Rwandan finds new hope in Australia after the genocide

      Most young expats move to Australia expecting sand, sea and surf. Yet when Rwandan Lily Meszaros arrived down under she...

    6. November 5, 2014

      Jacqueline Novogratz: Many threads are woven together to make the world a better place

      Tracking down Jacqueline Novogratz takes some initiative. With no reception desk, visitors to the Manhattan offices of...

    7. October 29, 2014

      Datawatch: women in parliament

        Women make up 21.8 per cent of the world’s members of parliament. Rwanda tops the world rankings with 63.8 per cent...

    8. The World

      October 22, 2014

      Rwanda unveils Ebola screening - for Americans

      Woe betide any nation that offends Rwanda’s dignity. The tiny, tech-savvy east African country abhors what it views as the...

    9. October 5, 2014

      Rwanda finds working with the neighbours pays off

      The government of President Paul Kagame, who has for years maintained a firm grip on Rwanda’s politics, has built a...

    10. 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...

    11. September 26, 2014

      Banking on the growth of African consumers

      Regular readers will know that I think that the adventurous among you should be driving yourselves crazy working out the...

    12. September 24, 2014

      India’s tough trade talks stance wins few friends in poor nations

      When India scuppered a World Trade Organisation deal in July New Delhi defended the decision to blow up years of...

    13. beyondbrics

      September 23, 2014

      Forget Modi, India's states hold the key

      Investors interested in India are watching Prime Minister Narendra Modi to see if he will deliver the reforms needed to...

    14. beyondbrics

      September 15, 2014

      Kenya at risk from higher interest rates, lower tea and tourism revenues

      Kenya’s big twin deficits will become a heavier burden when higher US interest rates push up borrowing costs, Renaissance...

    15. FT Alphaville

      August 26, 2014

      Bob's back

      8am on Wednesday sees a resumption of trading in Atlas Mara Co-Nvest, the cash shell that Bob Diamond floated in London last...

    16. August 1, 2014

      Gorillas and volcanoes in the DR Congo

      It is hard to say which is the more memorable experience – to stand on a volcano’s peak at night and watch a lava lake...

    17. July 31, 2014

      Key dates in 400-year history between US and Africa

      It is in recognition of the changing times that the White House has invited 50 African heads of state, alongside hundreds of...

    18. 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...

    19. May 21, 2014

      Ivory Coast and Ecuador to return to bond markets

      Two frontier countries with a chequered history of debt defaults are returning to sovereign bond markets just five years...

    20. beyondbrics

      May 20, 2014

      AfDB annual meeting: "You can't eat GDP"

      After a day of upbeat comments on Monday, delegates attending the African Development Bank’s annual meeting are sounding a...

    21. May 19, 2014

      Foreign investment in Africa set to reach record

      Africa will receive its highest flow of foreign investment this year as the continent’s growth accelerates towards levels...

    22. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2014

      Africa’s GDP is vastly understated

      Official statistics put Africa’s GDP at about $1.5tn. But Mthuli Ncube, chief economist at the African Development Bank...

    23. beyondbrics

      May 15, 2014

      IFC issues first Rwandan local currency bond

      Investor appetite for African local currency bonds issued by foreign institutions shows little sign of abating. On...

    24. April 13, 2014

      Africa must invest borrowings wisely

      South of the Sahara desert economic growth has flourished over the past decade. It is a remarkable transformation. Back in...

    25. The World

      April 8, 2014

      Smart reads April 8, 2014

      From the FT: As India’s election gets underway, Amy Kazmin explains why the Congress party is gearing up for a big defeat....

    26. April 7, 2014

      France and Rwanda at loggerheads on 20th anniversary of genocide

      Painstaking efforts to heal the deep divisions between France and Rwanda over French actions during the Rwandan genocide...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      April 7, 2014

      Remembering Rwanda's genocide

      Ben Curtis/AP Performers mark the 20th anniversary of Rwanda’s genocide at a ceremony in Amahoro stadium, Kigali, Rwanda. ...

    28. 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...

    29. April 6, 2014

      Diamond to take control of Rwanda bank

      Bob Diamond has deepened his bet on Africa’s banking sector, announcing on Sunday a deal to buy a controlling stake in a...

    30. April 6, 2014

      Rwanda’s recovery must be secured

      No African president divides opinion quite as sharply as Paul Kagame, nor inspires such contrasting caricatures. He is...

    31. April 6, 2014

      Rwandan genocide: Lingering legacy

      One of Paul’s first memories is being shot at. “My daddy put me over his shoulders. As we were running a soldier took aim at...

    32. April 4, 2014

      Akagera: Rwanda’s beacon of hope

      African sandalwood crackles in the firepit as a potjie fish stew bubbles in the embers. This will be our dinner, eaten under...

    33. April 3, 2014

      We betrayed Rwanda in its hour of desperation – never again

      Twenty years on, the debate about the Rwandan genocide in which up to a million people lost their lives still reverberates....

    34. beyondbrics

      April 1, 2014

      Guest Post: East African Community - an investor magnet

      By Sarah Gelinas, Eaton Vance With five countries, 145m people and an annual GDP of US$110bn, the East African Community...

    35. beyondbrics

      April 1, 2014

      Indonesia elections: hot celebs but few strong women

      “Hot celebs assault on parliament,” reads the headline of a local tabloid in a photograph that Destiya Purna Panca has...

    36. beyondbrics

      March 13, 2014

      Why can't Africa tackle poverty like Asia can?

      The wrong sort of jobs Sub-Saharan Africa has enjoyed rapid growth over the past 20 years but its citizens seem not to share...

    37. February 24, 2014

      Frontier market havens come under threat as frailties appear

      Frontier markets are poised at the extremities of market capitalism, a position that often equates to life on the edge for...

    38. February 19, 2014

      Rwanda signs $24m deal for solar power plant near Kigali

      Rwanda is set to become the first country in east Africa with a utility-scale solar plant after a $24m deal was signed to...

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