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Profit and power

Profit and power

Despite the benefits, gambling on a Russian-led nuclear future for Africa will end up the equivalent of a game of Russian roulette

Filling the void

Filling the void

Africa: higher education Private higher education institutions are mushrooming around the continent, but are they effective? By Ronak Gopaldas The number of private universities operating in Africa...

Money goes online

Money goes online

Africa: banking innovation While only 11% of Africans have bank accounts, some 80% have mobile phones: a huge new mobile banking market beckons across the continent By Ronak Gopaldas By the year...

Africa’s industrialisation

Africa’s industrialisation

Why manufacturing is key to creating jobs and building diversified economies   Can the continent make it? By Ronak Gopaldas   Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana produce 53% of the world’s cocoa. But...