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Intra-African trade: going beyond political commitments

With trade within Africa at just about 11%, experts are calling on the continent's leaders to implement the right policies to boost intra-Africa trade. Africa Renewal's Masimba Tafirenyika explores the obstacles to trade within the continent and identifies what needs to be done to turn the situation around.

Intra-African trade: going beyond political commitments

SA go-ahead for Grand Inga hydropower project

The Cabinet has approved the treaty on the Grand Inga hydropower project between South Africa and the DRC, paving the way for what could become the largest hydroelectric project in the world, with the potential to power half the continent.


Sub-Saharan Africa's middle class set to boom

Middle-class households in leading sub-Saharan African economies are set to grow from 15-million to about 40-million by 2030, evidence of structural economic growth and a cause for optimism for investors in the region, according to a new report by Standard Bank.

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