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A TVA guide

How does the Tennessee Valley Authority work?

The Tennessee Valley Authority's remit – a federally owned utility company with responsibilities towards community development in a vast area of the US's south-east – means that it stands out from other energy companies and development agencies. Indeed, this unusual structure is working to it advantage when it comes to attracting investment to the region.

Mustapa bin Mohamed

Malaysia's international trade minister: Kuala Lumpur going from strength to strength

Malaysia's minister of international trade and industry, Mustapa bin Mohamed, tells Barbara Njau that Kuala Lumpur's role has been and remains integral to Malaysia's rise as a global trade hub.

An Asian energy champion

Kuala Lumpur seeks to become south-east Asia's energy hub

While much of the oil and gas activity in Malaysia takes place away from Kuala Lumpur, the city has established itself as a global leader in energy terms, with foreign energy firms increasingly coming to the capital to establish a south-eastern Asian base.

Tatarstan cities surrounding SEZ Alabuga

Out of the zone: the Tatarstan cities surrounding SEZ Alabuga

Located in the republic of Tatarstan, Special Economic Zone Alabuga sits alongside cities that have a lot to offer investors in terms of infrastructure, development, leisure and culture. 

What now for African telecoms

What now for African telecoms?

The availability and connectivity of mobile phones in Africa has resulted in a hike in telecommunications investment in the continent in recent years, coupled with an explosion in innovation. But, asks Barbara Njau, is this boom sustainable? 

Global M&A activity surpassing 2013: Mergermarket

A third quarter report by data provider Mergermarket shows that deal value in the four months has exceeded that seen in the same quarter of 2013.

More than half of energy projects miss deadlines: EY

Delays to large-scale energy projects are at risk of making such deals uneconomical for investors, according to a new study by global consultancy Ernst and Young.

Burkina Faso targets US investment

On a recent visit to the US, Burkina Faso's president, Blaise Compaoré, set out his plans to court US private investment.

Africa ministers

Resilience reigns: African ministers intent on overcoming adversities

Facing challenges ranging from security threats to economic instability, ministers from Kenya, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe explain how they are working to remove barriers to future economic growth in their countries and implementing positive changes for future generations.

Francisco Perez

Mendoza governor looks to promote Argentina province's offering beyond wine

The Argentinian province of Mendoza is globally renowned for its wine, but its governor is keen to demonstrate to investors that the region thrives in many fields, including mining and energy production.

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