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Fibre-optic cable funding shows changing face of African project financing

The new west African sub-marine fibre-optic cable uses multilateral development approach to funding.

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African countries warned over rising debt levels

The debt levels of many African countries are reaching dangerous levels, according to DaMina Advisors.

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S&P warns MENA countries over eurozone instability

Ratings agency says downward ratings possible for many MENA countries due to weak economic growth.

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Tanzania president tells African governments that regional integration is key

The president of Tanzania tells AfDB delegates that the continent must promote intra-African trade if it is to avoid further economic crises.

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Global business conditions worsen for mining sector: Behre Dolbear

Australia, Canada, Chile and Brazil still provide investors with the most stable political and economic conditions for investing in mining, but an annual ranking by an international mining advisory firm shows that the investment climate in the sector has deteriorated since 2010.

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Eurozone countries should look for long-term solutions, says former Polish leader

Poland's former finance minister, central bank governor and deputy prime minister, Leszek Balcerowicz, says the solution the the eurozone's problems lies in reforms and attracting investment, not bailouts.

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Albania in tourism push

Senior officials in Albania have prioritised the growth of the country's tourist industry in a bid to attract investors.

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New trade laws aim to make Turkey more investor friendly

New laws aimed at increasing transparency and strengthening foreign investor rights bring Turkey in line with other EU member countries.

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California, New York, Ontario and Texas leading North American destinations in 2011

The US states of California, New York and Texas, and the Canadian province of Ontario accounted for one-third of all FDI investment into North America in 2011.

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UK tops inward and outward FDI tables in Europe in 2011

With capital expenditure increasing by nearly 50% in 2011, the UK has retained its position as the leading European destination for FDI.

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