Financial Times

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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The Financial Times recently reported on the dismal state of oil sector performance in Nigeria: “Nigeria is suffering the worst oil production disruptions in four years, with output falling to levels last seen before the government’s amnesty program ended the militancy in the Niger delta....
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 17th, 2013
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A day after being held guilty for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day, South African Paralympic and Olympic star Oscar Pistorius is reportedly under suicide watch in prison. This after fears emerged that the traumatised sprinter might try and end his own life following cha...
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In South Africa
Oct 4th, 2012
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By Jolyon Ford at Oxford Analytica By their nature, risk analysts can overly-attune their eyes to perceptions of risk. This may, however, be at the expense of opportunitiesthat exist alongside such hazards. Then there is the danger that some risk indicators quickly and wrongly become accepted truths,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 30th, 2012
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By Barbara Njau, Senior Reporter at fDi Magazine, fDi Intelligence Sub-Saharan Africa’s accelerated economic growth over the last decade has been well documented. Feted as the next boom market, especially with the backdrop of the economic slowdown in the West, there has been a tendency by many commen...
By benim
In News
Aug 15th, 2011
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British finance minister George Osborne is recruiting international support for his unyielding stance on deficit cutting, the Financial Times said on Monday. In an editorial article published in the FT, Osborne and several co-authors called for “hard decisions on spending, entitlements and taxa...
By benim
In Djibouti
Mar 17th, 2011
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Djibouti’s government has kicked out an American election monitoring group less than a month before the nation’s presidential election, a vote opposition politicians are boycotting because they say the president is repressing dissent. Djibouti is a tiny East African nation that hosts the ...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 10th, 2011
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Libya’s central bank governor has surfaced after two weeks in the wilderness to confirm he has been in Istanbul, the Financial Times reported. Rumours have been rife about the actions of Governor Farhat Omar Bengdara, with some speculating he may be trying to covertly get cash and assets out of...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 5th, 2011
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London – Despite Western sanctions against Libya, hundreds of millions of dollars in oil revenues are still reaching the regime of embattled leader Muammar Gaddafi, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing international experts. The report noted that Libya’s central bank still con...
By benim
In Business
Dec 2nd, 2010
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ADS Holding, an Abu Dhabi-based commodities company is planning multi-billion dollar investments in African infrastructure with three other firms and is near to closing three deals shortly, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. ADS Holding has a 40 percent stake in the new company Baobab Investme...