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Monthly archives for September, 2015

Another nail in the coffin of Egypt t...

Another nail in the coffin of Egypt tourism

Egypt’s ministry of tourism is in crisis after the Egyptian army mistakenly killed eight tourists and four tour guides in a popular tourist spot in the country’s Western Desert. Source: African Business

South African miners could lose HIV t...

South African miners could lose HIV treatment in job cuts

As commodity prices tumble, South African miners with HIV stand to lose access to treatment should they be made redundant in recently announced job cuts. Source: African Business

Ghana’s president links climate crisi...

Ghana’s president links climate crisis to extremism

Ghana’s president warns that failure to mitigate the impacts of climate shocks destroys social fabric and leaves communities vulnerable to radical ideologies. Source: African Business

Bringing the diaspora back to public ...

Bringing the diaspora back to public service

As scores of Africa’s talented young professionals charge into business, the region is left with a deficit of new blood in public sector leadership. Source: Perspective

Fixing Africa’s power politics

Fixing Africa’s power politics

More than 620 million people in sub-Saharan Africa today do not have access to electricity. That number continues to rise, hampering development progress. Source: African Business

Mobile technology on the Ebola frontl...

Mobile technology on the Ebola frontlines

“I couldn’t live without my mobile phone” is a well-worn phrase, but it takes on a new meaning in the countries fighting to eradicate Ebola in West Africa. Source: African Business