Africa: France Says Strong Business Development in Africa Will Benefit Africans

[RFI] The French government is stepping up efforts to strengthen ties with the African continent in the run-up to a key business forum at the end of the month. Africa’s leading European trading partner wants a win-win cooperation without historical baggage.

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Egypt is reforming its economy, but poverty is rising

EXCEPT FOR the glow of a mobile phone behind the watermelons, the fruit-and-vegetable shop on a busy Cairo street looks deserted. The owner says his wares are 25% more expensive than last summer. As prices rise, buyers skimp: regulars who used to buy a kilogram of fruit now settle for half

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Zimbabwe: Govt Renews Bid to Mend Ties With Britain, Unlock Elusive FDI

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has renewed its bid to mend long lost relations with colonial master Britain with Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo set to engage officials in attempts to unlock foreign investment into Zimbabwe.

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South Africa: Ex Old Mutual CEO Accuses Chair Trevor Manuel of ‘Triple Conflict’

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Fired Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo has filed papers in the South Gauteng High Court against his former employer who first suspended, then dismissed him on June 18, 2019. He is also filing an interdict against the company to stop his position being filled until the court proceedings had been finalized.

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