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Despite slowing growth, China in Africa for the long haul

China lowered its 2015 growth projections to “around 7 percent” on 5 March - the slowest rate in 24 years - amid fears that a slowdown in the Asian powerhouse could dampen economic ties with Africa.

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SAB Miller aims for the ‘bottom of the pyramid’ in Africa

SAB Miller, the world’s second largest brewing company, will adopt a new strategy targeting low income consumers in Africa.

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2015 a 'complicated' year for elections across Africa

For a continent with 54 countries, it is not unusual for Africa to see multiple elections in the average year. However, 2015 is set be “remarkably stacked”, according to analysis from South Africa’s Standard Bank, with nearly one in three countries across the region headed for major parliamentary or presidential polls.

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Zambia copper disputes reflect wider unease in African mining

As the mining industry gathers for the annual Mining Indaba conference in South Africa, Zambia is the latest country in the region to become embroiled in disputes over natural resource regulation with companies operating within its borders.

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Jonathan shifts blame for Nigeria poll delay onto electoral commission

Following the announcement on 9 February that Africa’s biggest economy would postpone a hotly contested presidential election for six weeks, Nigeria’s embattled President Goodluck Jonathan appears to be shifting some of the blame for the delay onto the country’s electoral commission.

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