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Facebook announces $750m data centre in Ohio

Social media giant Facebook is building its 10th US data centre in New Albany, Ohio, at a cost of $750m, writes Karen E Thuermer.

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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.

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Skills gaps a growing problem for US manufacturers

As a lack of skilled workers pushes manufacturers in the US into using robots, joint initiatives are being created to ensure students get the right education for the jobs on offer. Erika Morphy reports.

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Fears raised that Venezuela refugee crisis will destabilise Latin America

The political crisis in Venezuela is spurring its impoverished citizens to cross into neighbouring Brazil and Colombia, which is threatening to destabilise the region. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Macri’s primary success could restore investor confidence in Argentina

Argentina’s deficit has deterred FDI but if president Mauricio Macri can follow up his success in the primary polls with an election win, the ensuing stability could boost investor interest. Jason Mitchell reports.

Tough stance on corruption
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In Dispute: a novel way around letting off wrong-doers

A ruling on a dispute between Uzbekistan and an Indian investor has provided an innovative and potential game-changing solution to the problem of governments ducking liability over the poor treatment of investors in the event of them winning arbitration cases, writes Luke Peterson.

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Site selection for US Toyota-Mazda plant goes into overdrive

Toyota and Mazda have announced a $1.6bn auto assembly plant in the US, but the existing site in Mississippi faces stiff competition from a host of other states for the deal worth 4000 jobs. Erika Morphy reports.

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Hacked firms ‘underperform by 42%’

Reports reveals after-effects of security breaches.

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Defence and aerospace revenues up as global spending increases

The aerospace and defence sectors are benefiting from increased global military spending

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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.

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