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Africa Aviation: Time for genuine open skies

Africa Passenger numbers are steadily increasing but would take off much more rapidly if an open skies agreement was actually implemented and fierce competition was allowed to drive prices down and occupancy rates up. This does not necessarily require the privatisation of existing airlines, as state-owned companies can be operated on commercial lines.

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Somali parliament endorses new PM Developing a good nose for wine

Political heavyweight Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, aged 54, becomes the first person to hold the post twice and was given unanimous approval, parliament speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari said. "There is huge task ahead of the endorsed prime minister including the formation of a quality cabinet," the speaker added.

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MTN South Africa extends on WOW promotion

MTN South Africa launched its WOW promotion on 21 June 2014, targeting MTN customers who spend R6 airtime and get R60 FREE airtime back. Now MTN has increased its reward. Starting today 25 July, MTN customers will get R120 FREE airtime when they spend R6 of their airtime. This promotional offer is valid for 5 days.

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Making Finance Work in Nigeria

After several difficult years in the global financial industry, which were mirrored in Nigeria

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Islamic banking: A partnership made in heaven?

Judging by some recent developments, the Islamic finance

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Africa's iron ore revolution edges nearer

Africa is currently the source of just 4-5% of the world's iron ore

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