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Africa’s Catch-22

Sub-Saharan Africa: on the periphery Political violence often means that those countries that most need investment are least likely to get it By Brian Klaas Conflict in Africa can result in economic...

Risk and reward

Risk and reward

Angola: ‘negative FDI’ This sub-Saharan country is trying to diversify its economy and reduce its dependency on oil exports By Louise Redvers Angola is sub-Saharan Africa’s third largest economy and...

Balancing act

Balancing act

China in Africa: Chinese FDI China aims to stimulate industrialisation on the continent, but will it pay off? By Ross Anthony China likes to position its engagement with Africa as that of one...