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    1. MBA blog

      August 28, 2015

      MBA Challenge profile - iVaccinate My Child

      iVaccinate My Child is one of six teams shortlisted to compete in the final of this year’s FT MBA Challenge. The...

    2. August 28, 2015

      African entrepreneurs see training as vital

      US President Barack Obama may have said more than he meant when he addressed a summit on entrepreneurship in Nairobi...

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    1. August 26, 2015

      South Africa’s central bank chief rules out defence of rand

      South Africa’s central bank governor has given warning about emerging market turbulence if volatility over the Chinese...

    2. August 25, 2015

      Contraction of South Africa economy raises fears of recession

      South Africa’s economy shrank in the second quarter, raising the risk of a recession in Africa’s most industrialised...

    3. August 24, 2015

      African survey data point to robust growth

      Amid all the carnage, in emerging markets and developed ones, it is nice to discover some good news. At least it is if...

    4. August 24, 2015

      Emerging market currencies suffer sharp drop

      Fears over China’s decelerating growth have sent investors fleeing from the currencies of emerging markets, from South...

    5. August 24, 2015

      South32 to cut costs and capital expenditure

      South32 revealed plans to slash costs and capital expenditure as it reported its first financial results since the...

    6. August 21, 2015

      What has gone wrong for emerging markets?

      After a difficult first six months of 2015, emerging market economies are in the grip of an even more torrid second...

    7. August 19, 2015

      Spotlight falls on Corbyn’s foreign policies

      At a campaign rally for the Labour leadership, Jeremy Corbyn began with a lengthy description of his meeting with...

    8. MBA blog

      August 16, 2015

      MBA Challenge profile - Shield

      Shield is one of six teams shortlisted to compete in the final of this year’s FT MBA Challenge. The challenge aims to...

    9. beyondbrics

      August 14, 2015

      Book review: Cracking The Emerging Markets Enigma

      How do you classify the countries known as emerging markets (EM)? That question has become more relevant since the FT...

    10. August 12, 2015

      My Children! My Africa!, Trafalgar Studios, London — review

      It’s eyeball to eyeball stuff. In this Two Sheds revival of Athol Fugard’s 1989 play in the intimate Trafalagar Studio...

    11. August 7, 2015

      From Africa to Asia, political frontiers are no barrier to art flow

      Exquisite 15th-century bronze figures from the kingdom of Benin were first exhibited in Europe as high art, rather than...

    12. The Exchange

      August 5, 2015

      Barack Obama visits Africa, makes it a homecoming

      You could sum up Barack Obama’s fourth visit to Africa as US president in four loaded words: history-making, China,...

    13. August 4, 2015

      Glencore halts work at South Africa coal mine in contract row

      Glencore is to suspend operations at one of its South African coal mines in a dispute with state-backed electricity...

    14. July 30, 2015

      Cecil puts $1bn game hunting industry in crosshairs

      When Cecil, the world’s most famous lion, died — 40 agonising hours after a US dentist shot him — he was lucky enough...

    15. July 29, 2015

      BAML new bond indices exclude EM issuers

      Bank of America Merrill Lynch will create new bond indices that exclude emerging market issuers, after rating...

    16. July 28, 2015

      Diageo and Heineken call time on South African joint venture

      Diageo, the spirits group, and Dutch brewer Heineken have ended a distribution joint venture in South Africa, saying...

    17. July 26, 2015

      Full transcript: Mac Maharaj on Mandela, Zuma and South Africa

      The following is a transcript of a wide-ranging interview between Alec Russell, News Editor of the Financial Times, and...

    18. July 24, 2015

      Anglo American and Lonmin to cut up to 12,000 jobs

      Two of the world’s best-known miners are cutting thousands of jobs, underlining how a decade-long supercycle of booming...

    19. July 24, 2015

      Plan BEE

      Vernon Henn, who runs Thandi Wines in South Africa, was once a freedom fighter. He grins as he recalls how in 1985 he...

    20. July 24, 2015

      Here comes Africa

      In March, Africa’s most populous nation provided one of the most poignant affirmations of the power of democracy since...

    21. July 24, 2015

      Africa’s supermarket shopping revolution

      Africa’s supermarkets At the entrance to the Shoprite supermarket in downtown Lusaka, women are wrestling with shopping...

    22. July 23, 2015

      South Africa raises interest rates to curb inflationary pressures

      South Africa raised interest rates for the first time in a year on Thursday, despite the continued economic woes...

    23. July 23, 2015

      South32 hires advisers to boost defences

      South32, the mining group demerged from BHP Billiton, has hired advisers to bolster its defences in the event of a bid...

    24. July 22, 2015

      South32 grapples with price turmoil after going solo

      South32 has had a tough start to life. Two months of turmoil in commodities has been a grim backdrop to the miner’s...

    25. July 22, 2015

      Emerging markets can take only so much of a beating

      Here are a few connected facts. Emerging markets have now given back all their outperformance versus developed markets...

    26. July 21, 2015

      New Brics bank in Shanghai to challenge major institutions

      The new Brics development bank formally launched in Shanghai on Tuesday, with representatives from Brazil, Russia,...

    27. July 19, 2015

      Lesson in avoiding death bonds trap

      David Trinkwon, who ran a telecoms consultancy, has spent large chunks of the past two years absorbed in another...

    28. July 17, 2015

      China frees tourists held over ‘terror video’ claims

      Twenty foreign tourists held in a remote city in China have been released without explanation after a week in...

    29. July 17, 2015

      Harsh lessons learnt on S Africa’s bumpy road to global growth

      For decades South African companies have been strutting the global stage, taking on the multinationals and often...

    30. July 16, 2015

      Fifa shuffles along road to rehabilitation

      Fifa is to bar countries bidding to host the World Cup from funding football projects overseas as it responds to US...

    31. July 16, 2015

      Anglo American to write down value of mining assets by up to $4bn

      Anglo American is to slash billions of dollars from the value of a flagship iron ore asset, underscoring how the...

    32. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Greece’s parliament on Thursday backed a slew of fresh austerity measures demanded by the country’s creditors, clearing...

    33. July 15, 2015

      Marikana women accuse World Bank arm of failing to press Lonmin

      After police shot 34 striking miners dead at Marikana in 2012, Lonmin found itself at the centre of a storm over...

    34. beyondbrics

      July 15, 2015

      Heterogeneity in emerging markets calls for selective approach

      Investing by acronym is popular. It is a trend that has been around for a long time, but the creation of the Brics...

    35. July 14, 2015

      Starbucks strikes deal to open first sub-Saharan outlets

      Starbucks will become the latest multinational to tap into the growing aspirations of emerging market consumers after...

    36. July 14, 2015

      South Africa’s equity market power scrutinised

      Cricket apart, South Africa has not excelled in many fields in recent years. But one perhaps unexpected exception is...

    37. July 13, 2015

      South Africa tourism ‘crisis’ after visa rules changed

      With the lure of pristine beaches, stunning wine lands and spectacular wildlife parks, South Africa’s tourism sector...

    38. beyondbrics

      July 13, 2015

      The Brics' export competitiveness - even worse than previously thought?

      That export performance of the Brics has been disappointing in recent years is well known. What hasn’t been appreciated...

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