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    1. January 16, 2015

      Snapshot: ‘Mathieu in Burundi’ (2013), by Chris de Bode

      For 12 years from 1993 there was civil war in Burundi and, during that time, more than 300,000 people died while a further...

    2. beyondbrics

      December 19, 2014

      Tanzania joins Africa's great GDP revision

      Tanzania has become the third east African country in as many months to discover the size of its economy is bigger than...

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    1. Investing in Tanzania

      Business leaders think growth would be stronger with less bureaucracy...
    2. Doing Business in Tanzania 2012

      Companies are keen to establish early-mover advantage in a country that is set to ride...
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    1. November 27, 2014

      African Barrick changes name and expands

      Barrick Gold’s UK-listed spin-off has set out expansion plans to try to extend a turnround that has seen it cut costs and...

    2. November 21, 2014

      Salamander set to recommend Ophir offer

      Directors of Salamander Energy are poised to recommend an all-share offer from Ophir Energy that values the southeast Asian...

    3. November 4, 2014

      Tanzania natural gas investment threatened by arrest of officials

      A political row over contracts to extract some of Tanzania’s extensive natural gas reserves – culminating with the arrest of...

    4. October 31, 2014

      Short cuts: Updates from London, Djibouti, Cambodia, Tanzania

      London The launch of the film Paddington later this month has sparked a slew of bear-related tourist experiences around the...

    5. October 27, 2014

      Salamander Energy shares jump on bid news

      Shares in Salamander Energy jumped on Monday as the southeast Asia-focused oil and gas producer set the clock ticking for...

    6. 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...

    7. beyondbrics

      September 25, 2014

      Dar es Salaam hopes for flood as restrictions on foreign investment lifted

      Tanzania, the best-performing stock market in Africa so far this year, has lifted restrictions on foreign ownership of...

    8. 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...

    9. September 12, 2014

      Small-cap Week, September 13

      Solo Oil was among the week’s biggest gainers on a promising update from the Ruvuma field in Tanzania, in which it holds a...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. beyondbrics

      June 26, 2014

      Tanzania: foreign investors still shut out

      Source: Thomson Reuters. Click to enlarge Pity Tanzania’s stockbrokers. For the first time in years, it looked as if the...

    13. beyondbrics

      June 11, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Iraq strikes defiant tone on oil output | Oil minister seeks to play down fears over escalating unrest,...

    14. June 10, 2014

      Tanzania faces delays to export natural gas

      Tanzania’s hopes of becoming an exporter of natural gas face fresh delays after the country’s opposition refused to...

    15. May 2, 2014

      Giro d’Italia tours, Doha’s new airport and off-road driving

      Italy The Giro d’Italia, second only to the Tour de France as cycling’s most prestigious race, begins on May 9, and fans are...

    16. April 27, 2014

      Ophir Energy withdraws proposal for Premier merger

      Ophir Energy has withdrawn its proposal to merge its business with Premier Oil after the FTSE 250 rival rejected its...

    17. April 25, 2014

      Ophir lifted by exploration optimism

      Ophir Energy was among Friday’s top performers amid theories of renewed interest in the out-of-favour exploration sector....

    18. April 25, 2014

      Telecoms help pave way to improved mosquito net benefits

      Perhaps the reason Martin Edlund is optimistic about the procurement and distribution of anti-malaria tools is his...

    19. April 25, 2014

      Gold miner and the metal itself help in fight against malaria

      When AngloGold Ashanti began a malaria control programme at its gold mine in Obuasi in the Ashanti region of southwest Ghana...

    20. April 18, 2014

      Fragile Middle: Tanzania’s soft drinks war targets poor consumers

      Cash-conscious consumers in Tanzania will soon have a new product to spend their hard-earned money on: Mo Cola. The fizzy...

    21. April 17, 2014

      The next big rights revolution

      Yusuf, a 10-year-old in Tanzania, went to school in his wheelchair. That counted as a success: many African children who...

    22. April 15, 2014

      Carlyle closes sub-Saharan Africa fund at $698m

      The Carlyle Group has closed its maiden private equity fund targeting sub-Saharan Africa at $698m, 40 per cent above target,...

    23. beyondbrics

      April 1, 2014

      Tanzania: no rush for reform

      When Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete steps down next year he hopes to have completed the first of three phases in a plan...

    24. 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...

    25. FT Alphaville

      March 31, 2014

      Mobile money and the UK aid conundrum

      Putting a financial value on aid is tricky. Case in point, Monday’s FT editorial on the UK’s overseas development budget:...

    26. beyondbrics

      March 28, 2014

      Consumers, Nigeria are focus for Africa PE funds

      South Africa, the African continent’s largest economy, had better take note. West Africa, an area that includes Nigeria, has...

    27. March 20, 2014

      Ophir confident of African success despite Gabon dry well

      Ophir Energy placed faith in its largest annual drilling programme this year after the Africa-focused oil explorer said a...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. March 7, 2014

      Mobiles aid Africa’s women farmers

      Mobile airtime is as precious to Lucia Njelekele as the chicks that are her livelihood. The poultry farmer relies on her...

    31. March 5, 2014

      Ophir Energy hires adviser as head of M&A

      Ophir Energy has appointed one of its external banking advisers to its own in-house team. Data Sandroshvili, previously part...

    32. beyondbrics

      March 3, 2014

      Africa's elite leap up the global billionaire rankings

      Forbes publishes its Billionaire rankings today, tracking the trials and tribulations of the world’s richest – the 1 percent...

    33. February 19, 2014

      Cement group Lafarge upbeat on global demand

      Lafarge said that demand in the emerging markets would pick up sharply this year and make progress in Europe, as the cement...

    34. 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...

    35. February 12, 2014

      African Barrick Gold cuts reserves

      African Barrick Gold slashed its gold reserves by almost a quarter in response to lower prices but said it expected a...

    36. February 9, 2014

      Statoil: Norwegian would

      Woulda, coulda, shoulda. Oil exploration is about opportunities seized or missed. Statoil, Norway’s state oil company, has...

    37. beyondbrics

      February 6, 2014

      Africa: getting riskier

      Africa is looking increasingly risky for investors and global supply chains. Or at least, that’s the judgement of the latest...

    38. beyondbrics

      January 28, 2014

      Davos wrap: EM winners (Mexico) and losers (Brazil)

      It would be exaggerated to call Davos the “money Oscars”, as Jon Stewart did on the Daily Show. But this year, WEF...

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