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Chinese Investment In African Oil

Africa is now China’s second largest source of oil, surpassed only by the Middle East. This week we will look at how growing Chinese demand for energy is affecting African economies. Is Chinese...

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The Future Of Beer In Emerging Markets

Facing weak growth in traditional markets, the world’s largest beer companies are expanding their presence in fast growing emerging economies, where rising incomes are boosting alcohol...

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Ethiopia: The Water Tower Of Africa?

The 6,000 MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River will be the biggest hydropower project in Africa when completed in 2018. It is part of an ambitious 25-year plan to ramp up...

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Beneficiation In The Mining Sector

This week, Risk Watchdog discusses beneficiation in the mining sector with Ed Coughlan, the head of BMI’s mining analysis research team. Concerned that local populations are not benefiting from...

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