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Distress and deep uncertainty

South Africa: tough at the top Much of the country’s private defence sector has enjoyed strong growth since 1994, but the state-owned flagship, Denel, is in serious trouble Since sanctions were...

After Qaddafi

After Qaddafi

Libya: turmoil and civil war The tiny Libyan bourse faces an uphill battle to become a player By Mary Fitzgerald Like so much else in Libya, Tripoli’s fledgling stock exchange came to a standstill...

A new frontier

A new frontier

Sub-Saharan Africa: Islamic investment Investors from Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member countries are increasingly looking at opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa By François Misser The...

Smart thinking

Smart thinking

Africa: innovation Success in Africa needs innovative business models that take account of the way people interact in Africa, not only new technology By Toby Shapshak “Africa is not for sissies,” is...