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Tanzanian tourism boom undermined by investor concerns

Tanzania's economy is booming and its tourism sector is thriving. However, the president's tactics and infrastructure delays are concerning investors.

Mazdak Rafaty

View from Middle East and Africa: SDGs need rich to support the poor

The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to end global poverty, but poorer countries are struggling to hit them. More help from richer countries is crucial, writes Mazdak Rafaty.

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Kenya Treasury chief ramps up reforms to grow investment

Kenya’s cabinet secretary for the national treasury and planning discusses the country’s agenda of fiscal reforms and the importance of constructing an east-west Africa highway.

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Will mobile phone penetration maintain African momentum?

Sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s fastest growing mobile phone market, but how can telecoms companies make the most of the huge opportunities the region provides?

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How the Suez Canal Economic Zone is aiding Egypt's economic resurgence

Combining a strategic location with an investor-friendly environment, Egypt is ensuring its Suez Canal Economic Zone is primed for foreign investment. 

Zimbabwe creates IPA

A law has been passed to stimulate investment in Zimbabwe.

UK strengthens ties to Africa

London event hears how the UK export credit agency is increasing its focus on trade with African countries.

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Viewpoint: In emerging states, more investment isn’t enough

Emerging states must re-orientate their investment efforts to increasingly target those with an outsized social impact

Hala El Said

Egypt planning minister strives for sustainable economic growth

Egypt is well on the way to establishing a diversified economy, claims Hala El Saeed, minister of planning and economic development 

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US-Iran feud casts new investment shadow over Middle East

FDI levels have already fallen throughout Iran's main sphere of influence in the region.

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