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Lions on the move II: Realizing the potential of Africa’s economies

– Africa’s economic fundamentals remain strong, but governments and companies will need to work even harder to keep the region’s... economies moving forward.
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Women Matter Africa

– The Women Matter Africa report highlights that Africa has taken big strides forward in terms of women's representation in the... private and public sectors, achieving and in some cases exceeding global averages. Yet it is far from achieving gender equality.
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Eradicating polio in Nigeria

– The country’s novel approach to disease control can offer lessons for other countries facing urgent public-health challenges.
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South Africa’s cautious consumer

– In light of the country’s challenging economic environment, how can consumer-goods companies and retailers succeed in South Africa?
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Winning the fight against malaria

– The United Nations’ Special Envoy for Malaria, Ray Chambers, discusses the ongoing battle against a disease that last year... killed more than 400,000 people.
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Winning in Africa’s consumer market

– For consumer-goods companies, Africa holds much promise—but also many pitfalls. To succeed on the continent, companies must... learn from the failures and successes of others.
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Dangote Group on the Africa opportunity

– Aliko Dangote, CEO of West Africa’s largest conglomerate, discusses expansion plans for his company and why now is the time... to invest in Africa.
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Sourcing in a volatile world: The East Africa opportunity

– Political changes and investment shifts are allowing new countries to emerge as potential sources for apparel production even... in parts of the world that previously played only small roles in apparel sourcing.
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Powering Africa

– There is a direct correlation between economic growth and electricity supply. If sub-Saharan Africa is to fulfill its promise,... it needs power—and lots of it.
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The growth opportunity in Africa

– Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, explains why addressing the technology, agriculture, and infrastructure... needs in parts of Africa, and in other emerging markets, is crucial to sustaining global growth.

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