Pay-Back for Zimbabwe’s Military in First Post-Mugabe Cabinet

  Pay-Back for Zimbabwe’s Military in First Post-Mugabe Cabinet When Zimbabwe’s army incarcerated Robert Mugabe in his house last week, presumably to keep him safe from his enemies after people thought it was a coup, many around the world immediately noticed the irony. The same apparatus of the government that helped prop up Mugabe’s dictatorship…

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African Governments Still Largest Developers of Region’s Infrastructure Projects

    African Governments Still Largest Developers of Region’s Infrastructure Projects Governments remain the single largest developers of infrastructure projects – and own between 57% and 90% of tracked projects – across Africa, the 2017 edition of Deloitte’s ‘Africa Construction Trends’ report has found. The report, released on Wednesday, includes 303 infrastructure projects valued at $50-million or above, that have broken ground on the continent since…

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Don’t Believe the Hype: “Bitcoin is Not Dismantling Gold”–Frank Holmes

  Don’t Believe the Hype: “Bitcoin is Not Dismantling Gold”–Frank Holmes Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of US Global Investors, shares his thoughts on cryptocurrencies and the gold market.   The Investing News Network (INN) caught up with Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of US Global Investors (NASDAQ:GROW), at this year’s…

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2017 Nielsen Africa Country Rankings: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa Still Key Investment Hubs

  2017 Nielsen Africa Country Rankings: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa Still Key Investment Hubs   Manufacturers and retailers seeking to stay one step ahead in Africa’s complex markets need to move beyond ‘business as usual’ – they simply cannot keep doing the same things and expecting a different result. This is the latest insight…

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Global Crypto-Currency Crackdown Sparks Search for Safe Havens

  Global Crypto-Currency Crackdown Sparks Search for Safe Havens When U.S. entrepreneur Bharath Rao looked around for the best place to raise money for his crypto-currency derivatives trading business, the United States did not make his list. Instead he chose the East African island nation Seychelles to sell the trading platform’s tokens. Rao, a San…

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