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Delivering infrastructure in Africa

Essential ingredients for private sector investment, by Dario Musso

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Pharma

Africa: the next frontier for growth in pharmaceuticals

With its massive pharmaceutical export market, South Africa represents a significant opportunity for investors looking to break into the African continent

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Sub-Saharan Africa real estate becoming more transparent

Transparency in the sub-Saharan real estate market has improved, which is helping to pull in international investment. Louis Bearn reports.

View from the Middle East: the PPP problem

Public-private partnerships might seem tailor-made for the Middle East and Africa region, but the success rate is low. So what is going wrong, asks Mazdak Rafaty.

Intel manufacturing

Israel hopes Innovation Box will bring R&D investment

With its new Innovation Box tax regime Israel is among the countries looking to capitalise on new global tax rules that are expected to encourage greater alignment of intellectual property registration and R&D activity. Courtney Fingar reports.

Qatar crisis forces investors to rethink Gulf risk

The ongoing crisis surrounding Qatar, in which a group of countries led by Saudi Arabia are enforcing a blockade, is a worrying development for investors in the Gulf. Jacopo Dettoni looks at the options available to them.

Zuma survives no-confidence vote amid corruption scandals

South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, has survived a no confidence vote in the country National Assembly. However, the country is still reeling from a wave of high-profile corruption and malpractice scandals.

Ongoing Qatar blockade stifles investment

Sanctions against Qatar are affecting the business viability of the whole Middle East, analysts warn

Iraqi port receives its largest cargo vessel

Container ship berth marks Umm Qasr’s arrival on the China-Gulf Express route

a new saudi

Saudi Arabia investment minister seeks Vision 2030 boost

Saudi Arabia’s minister for commerce and investment, Dr Majed Bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, is keen to revitalise the country’s FDI offering through its Vision 2030 programme. He tells Karen E Thuermer how initiatives such as a new
entertainment city and improved corporate laws will help plug its budget deficit

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