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Nigeria's booming economy is music to the ears

Africa is enjoying a financial boom,with Nigeria leading the way. The economy of the continent's most populous country grew 15-fold during the first decade of the new millennium, continuing strongly into the second. is progress mirrored by that of its music industry.

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Outsized successes

Six local African companies are giving their globalised competitors a run for their money in their home markets, according to a new report by the US-based Boston Consulting Group (BCG). This is the first time that so many countries from the African region have made BCG's 'Local Dynamos' rankings, highlighting the dynamism of the continent's maturing markets.

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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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