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Can Tunisia win back investors' hearts and minds?

Consolidating a delicate transition to democracy, Tunisia is looking forward with renewed optimism, industry and SMEs minister Slim Feriani tells fDi

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South African Reserve Bank governor champions open trade and tourism

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago says moves to increase tourism and reduce inflation should strengthen the country's economy. He talks to Adrienne Klasa. 

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Oman looks to challenge Gulf leaders with Dumq SEZ

The Duqm Special Economic Zone in Oman is already attracting investors in its bid to become a major regional industrial and logistics hub.

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View from the Middle East & Africa: SDGs could help developing countries

The UN Sustainable Development Goals could drive improvements in developing countries seeking investment.

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Gaia Energy project manager plans expansion

Gaia Energy project manager Charles Hary tells how the renewable energy company is expanding beyond Morocco to all of Africa.

Iraq enjoys growing tourism, reports WTTC

Iraq has the world’s second-fastest growing travel and tourism industry, in percentage terms over the past seven years, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council.

Morocco: north Africa's FDI leader since the Arab Spring

Morocco's relative stability has helped it become north Africa’s foremost destination for greenfield FDI 

Maplecroft study: fastest growing cities most threatened by climate change

More than 80% of the world’s 100 fastest growing cities, mainly located in Africa, face ‘extreme’ climate change risks, according to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index 

IMF spotlight on China-Africa debt

African debt was a prime topic at the World Bank/IMF meeting – though research suggests China is not to blame.

ECB report reveals investment trends

FDI has secured its place as a more prominent source of economic activity, says the European Central Bank.

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