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Mining overhaul fails to dent Tanzania's investment appeal

Despite the government's drastic reform of its mining laws, Tanzania has retained an allure to foreign investors.

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Will political tensions put Côte d'Ivoire's recovery at risk?

Côte d’Ivoire's economy has been booming in recent years, but elections in 2020 bring with them the potential to shake the country's stability.

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Malawi finance chief hopes for marketing push

Goodall Gondwe tells fDi that Malawi needs to step up its marketing efforts to realise its full FDI potential and make the most of its abundant natural resources. 

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Minister of investment looks to unlock Botswana

Botswana's minister of investment Bogolo Joy Kenewendo tells Adrienne Klasa how the country's moves to diversify its mineral-rich economy will open up a swathe of opportunities

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View from Middle East & Africa: getting equipped for Industry 4.0

Educating local talent, investing in regional start-ups and financing domestic R&D facilities are crucial to the Middle East and Africa's successful Industry 4.0 strategy. 

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De Beers mines a rich seam of talent in Botswana

Diamond giant De Beers is building on its long-standing relationship with Botswana by investing in sales and professional training centres in the country. 

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Egypt housing minister puts new capital at centre of growth plan

Egypt's deputy housing minister tells fDi about how the country is planning for its population expansion by building new cities, including a new capital.

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Israel continues to reap tech dividends

Incumbent Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to serve a new term, and will continue to reap the benefits of the country's flourishing tech sector.

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Qatar’s SEZ programme helps country shrug off effects of blockade

Despite the ongoing trade blockade and in anticipation of hosting the Fifa World Cup in 2022, Qatar has announced plans for two new special economic zones. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.  

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Nigeria on an election knife edge

Nigeria will elect its next president in mid-February, with the race between incumbent Muhammadu Buhari and challenger Atiku Abubakar set to be a tight one. 

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