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Power privatisation: Nigeria case study

We continue to look at the recent experiences of five nations in their missions to increase electricity supply. In this instalment of our series on privatisation in Africa we feature Nigeria.

10 interesting quotes from the World Economic Forum on Africa

Comments from top CEOs, including Bob Diamond, Adewale Tinubu and Tony Elumelu

Rwanda set to become first country to deliver cargo using commercial drones

Drones could leapfrog traditional road and rail infrastructure needs.

Power privatisation: Uganda case study

The privatisation and liberalisation of Uganda’s power sector is one of the most complete examples of this type of initiative in Africa.

These are Africa’s fastest-growing cities – and they’ll make or break the continent

No part of the planet is urbanising faster than sub-Saharan Africa.

Chinese companies likely to become more localised in Africa

Chinese companies' engagement with Africa has become more diverse and complex.

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